Mis`con*ceive" (?), v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. Misconceived (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Misconceiving.]
To conceive wrongly; to interpret incorrectly; to receive a false notion of; to misjudge; to misapprehend.
Those things which, for want of due consideration heretofore, they have misconceived.
Syn. -- To misapprehend; misunderstand; mistake.
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