Synonyms for Misunderstood:

adj.

misinterpreted (adjective)
misread, misrepresented, deformed, falsely interpreted, misquoted, garbled, distorted, wrong, misinterpreted, twisted, Misconceived, confused, mistaken.

n.

personal, strange, hidden, anonymous, mysterious, uncertain, secret, unknown, obscure, private. misunderstood (noun)
ill-treated, ununderstood, abused, maltreated, mistreated.

v.

misinterpreted (verb)
Mistook.

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Other relevant words:
maltreated, uncertain, wrong, obscure, mistreated, ill-treated, Misconceived, ununderstood, abused.

Usage examples for misunderstood

  1. It's so soothing to think one is misunderstood – Back To Billabong by Mary Grant Bruce
  2. She was glad she had misunderstood – The Judgment House by Gilbert Parker
  3. In writing about a change while the process is still going on, it is extremely difficult to write so as not to be misunderstood – The Trade Union Woman by Alice Henry