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Definition of "misperceived" [misperceived]

  • Simple past tense and past participle of misperceive. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "misperceived" in a sentence
  • "Congress has voted not to fund any transfers of detainees to the country, and the public reaction to the trial of Guantánamo detainee Ahmed Ghailani – acquitted on 284 counts, but sentenced to life without parole on just one charge – has demonstrated that when it comes to justice, the American public is not content to risk any repetition of what was widely misperceived as a not guilty verdict."
  • "Financing, accountability, misperceived threats to trade and debates on access to NCD medicines have taken center stage."
  • "Homelessness and poverty are societal issues that are often misperceived, and there is a lack of appropriate awareness of them."