As nouns the difference between misunderstanding and miscomprehension
is that misunderstanding
is a mistake as to the meaning of something; erroneous interpretation; misconception while miscomprehension
is an incorrect understanding of something.
As a verb misunderstanding
A mistake as to the meaning of something; erroneous interpretation; misconception.
A disagreement; difference of opinion; dissension; quarrel.
An incorrect understanding of something.
- Teachers testing with informal reading inventories (selected because of comprehension difficulty unrelated to word recognition) were asked to give explanations for the miscomprehensions of their students.
* Oxford English Dictionary