Grasp and Misunderstanding


Grasp noun - The knowledge gained from the process of coming to know or understand something.
Usage example: I think I finally have a grasp of Spanish grammar

Misunderstanding is an antonym for grasp in topics: understanding, hold.

Nearby Words: grasping, grasped, grasper


Misunderstanding noun - A failure to understand correctly.
Usage example: people once thought that there were canals on Mars because of a common misunderstanding of a report by an Italian astronomer

Grasp is an antonym for misunderstanding.

Nearby Word: misunderstand

How words are described

clear clear grasp clear misunderstanding
poor poor grasp poor misunderstanding
small small grasp small misunderstanding
real real grasp real misunderstanding
Other adjectives: little, bad, interesting, strange.
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