Antonyms for misunderstood


Quotes of misunderstood

  1. There is in every madman a misunderstood genius whose idea, shining in his head, frightened people, and for whom delirium was the only solution to the strangulation that life had prepared for him. – Antonin Artaud
  2. To be misunderstood can be the writer's punishment for having disturbed the reader's peace. The greater the disturbance, the greater the possibility of misunderstanding. – Anatole Broyard
  3. The really good idea is always traceable back quite a long way, often to a not very good idea which sparked off another idea that was only slightly better, which somebody else misunderstood in such a way that they then said something which was really rather interesting. – John Cleese
  4. The worst tragedy for a poet is to be admired through being misunderstood – Jean Cocteau
  5. I have suffered from being misunderstood but I would have suffered a hell of a lot more if I had been understood. – Clarence Darrow
  6. No people in the history of the world have ever been so misunderstood so misjudged, and so cruelly maligned. – John Brown Gordon
  7. If one is rich and one's a woman, one can be quite misunderstood – Katharine Graham
  8. A writer who is in a hurry to be understood today or tomorrow runs the danger of being misunderstood the day after tomorrow. – Johann G. Hamann
  9. I have come to believe over and over again that what is most important to me must be spoken, made verbal and shared, even at the risk of having it bruised or misunderstood – Audre Lorde
  10. Forgiveness really is so misunderstood as well as the power it can release in an individual. – Jennifer O'Neill
  11. Don't write so that you can be understood, write so that you can't be misunderstood – William Howard Taft
  12. Hitchcock loves to be misunderstood because he has based his whole life around misunderstandings. – Francois Truffaut
  13. There are so many things that are misunderstood or not recognized about my father's music because they've been filtered by people who work for magazines like Rolling Stone. – Dweezil Zappa

Usage examples for misunderstood

  1. Aunt Kate must be mistaken or perhaps she had misunderstood – Mary Rose of Mifflin by Frances R. Sterrett
  2. I am sure that this is not the first time that I have misunderstood him, and I never have any desire to fall into error. – Papers from Overlook-House by Casper Almore
  3. He must have misunderstood you, my dear child. – Ellen Middleton--A Tale by Georgiana Fullerton
  4. Steele was one of the strange and great and misunderstood men who were making that wild life pass. – The Rustlers of Pecos County by Zane Grey
  5. I admire his work; I am showing how he is misunderstood even by those who think they understand. – Confessions of a Young Man by George Moore
  6. It may be that I have misunderstood you. – The Road to Frontenac by Samuel Merwin
  7. Apparently she misunderstood him. – The Spinners by Eden Phillpotts
  8. These are signs which cannot be misunderstood she is a woman, I know. – Traditions of the North American Indians, Vol. 3 (of 3) by James Athearn Jones
  9. I merely smiled at this, for I'd pointed out that my continued presence would be misunderstood by the Princess Avalesco, to his disadvantage; and he reluctantly agreed. – The Brightener by C. N. Williamson A. M. Williamson
  10. I misunderstood your actions. – Abducted to Oz by Bob Evans and Chris Dulabone
  11. The officer, thinking that the Emperor had misunderstood the name, remarked to him, that the person who awaited his orders was not the Duke of Dantzig, but Marshal Lefebvre. – The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton
  12. He saw in an instant that his style of putting it had been " 'way off," that his ignorance had betrayed him, that she had misunderstood him altogether. – T. Tembarom by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  13. I felt at once that he misunderstood my silence, and I put my arm around his neck as I said, Reuben, love and honor your mother the longest day you live. – A Day Of Fate by E. P. Roe
  14. " I think you misunderstood me, Mrs. Richards. – The Blood Red Dawn by Charles Caldwell Dobie
  15. " But," he added, " it might be misunderstood – Fair Margaret by H. Rider Haggard
  16. It may be because you're misunderstood by our family. – All-Wool Morrison by Holman Day
  17. He misunderstood her meaning. – The Scarlet Feather by Houghton Townley
  18. Loved nothing better than a- oh, how you must have misunderstood me! – Mrs. Geoffrey by Duchess
  19. We do not wish to be misunderstood in this matter. – Remarks by Bill Nye
  20. Understand yourself and your Divine possibilities and you will cease to think you are misunderstood – Quit Your Worrying! by George Wharton James