Definition of misconstruct in English:


transitive verb

[with object] rare
  • Misconstrue (something)

    ‘I dread that it might be seen and misconstructed’
    • ‘Utilitarianism in Victorian England was often misconstructed as essentially anti-art, indeed as the doctrine of cultural philistines.’
    • ‘She's claiming the things she said were ‘misused and misconstructed,’ by Vanity Fair.’
    • ‘Such misogynist rituals must not, however, be misconstructed as "culture" but must be challenged as basic human rights concerns.’



/ˌmiskənˈstrəkt/ /ˌmɪskənˈstrəkt/