Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. See pipe vine.

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  • v. To recognize in error
  • v. To deliberately fail to recognize, or pretend to do so

Etymologies

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mis- +‎ recognize

Examples

  • “We filter potentially offensive or inappropriate results because we want to avoid situations whereby we might misrecognize a spoken query and return profanity when, in fact, the user said something completely innocent,” said Google.

    Nexus One @%&#! Censors Voice-To-Text Messages - The Consumerist

  • God without Being: "the Ungrund is contaminated from the start by the universe it subtends, making the impulse to misrecognize the groundless as the primal ground, and thereby firmly reappropriate it to ontotheology, quite irresistible";

    Hegel on Buddhism

  • The illusion of doubling is also supported by Victor's tendency to misrecognize the relation between himself and the creature, repeatedly imputing his own failures of insight or responsibility to the creature's malevolent intervention.

    Patriarchal Fantasy and the Fecal Child in Mary Shelley's _Frankenstein_ and its Adaptations

  • In commodity fetishism, people misrecognize the qualities of human relationships as qualities residing in objects themselves, so that the objects — commodities — take on “a life of their own”; instead of real relationships with people, we start to have false relationships with things.

    The anxiety of tapering, and some links at Hugo Schwyzer

  • Like the Phrygian priests, idealists misrecognize loss for gain, but in an affectively imbued manner that leaves behind trace elements marking the violence of this disavowal as well as its incompleteness.

    Mourning Becomes Theory: Schelling and the Absent Body of Philosophy

  • However, is it really likely that any human or machine would misrecognize

    CNET News.com

  • However, "Best Little Whorehouse in Texas" was a vast no-no. original explanation for this phenomenon to Reuters went as follows: "We filter potentially offensive or inappropriate results because we want to avoid situations whereby we might misrecognize a spoken query and return profanity when, in fact, the user said something completely innocent."

    CNET News.com

  • We filter potentially offensive or inappropriate results because we want to avoid situations whereby we might misrecognize a spoken query and return profanity when, in fact, the user said something completely innocent.

    Medlogs - Recent stories

  • "We filter potentially offensive or inappropriate results because we want to avoid situations whereby we might misrecognize a spoken query and return profanity when, in fact, the user said something completely innocent," said Google.

    PCMag.com: New Product Reviews

  • "We filter potentially offensive or inappropriate results because we want to avoid situations whereby we might misrecognize a spoken query and return profanity when, in fact, the user said something completely innocent," a company's spokesperson told Reuters.

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