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Word: misapprehension

Definition: error; misunderstanding; V. misapprehend


Sentences Containing 'misapprehension'

This difference, however, in the mode of their subsistence, is not the cause, but the effect, of the difference in their wages; though, by a strange misapprehension, I have frequently heard it represented as the cause.

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