Misapprehension sentence example

misapprehension
  • He was made cardinal almost by accident, and under a misapprehension on the pope's part.
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  • M`Lennan's theory of primitive society with owing its plausible appearance of universal validity to general neglect of the Indo-European evidence and misapprehension of such portions of it as M`Lennan did attempt to handle.
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  • A misapprehension between Huskisson and the duke of Wellington led to the duke proposing an amendment, the success of which caused the abandonment of the measure by the government.
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  • Some writers have been under the misapprehension that this name for a time superseded that of Londinium.
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  • Locke had spent some years in Holland, the country of Grotius, who, with help from other great lawyers, and under a misapprehension as to the meaning of the Roman jus gentium, shaped modern concepts of international law by an appeal to law of nature.
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  • No careful and competent student of his works has ever failed to correct this gross misapprehension.
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  • The reason of the misapprehension of him which is current is due very mainly to the fact that he was eminently a humorist.
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  • Linnaeus seems to have been under a misapprehension when he applied to it FIG.
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  • Disappointed after his return to England in 1788 in the hope which he had entertained, through a misapprehension of something said by Lord Lansdowne, of taking a personal part in the legislation of his country, he settled down to the yet higher task of discovering and teaching the principles upon which all sound legislation must proceed.
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  • The misapprehension of the significance of µera led to various mistaken uses of the term " metaphysics," e.g.
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  • But he refused to be elected under any misapprehension of his attitude, and with what his friends thought unnecessary candour re-stated his obnoxious views on universal amnesty at length, just before the time for the election, with the certainty that this would prevent his success.
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