Antonyms of noun construction

1 of 7 senses of construction

Sense 2
construction, grammatical construction, expression -- (a group of words that form a constituent of a sentence and are considered as a single unit; "I concluded from his awkward constructions that he was a foreigner")
       Antonym of misconstruction (Sense 2)
      => misconstruction -- (an ungrammatical constituent)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun construction

7 senses of construction

Sense 1
construction, building -- (the act of constructing something; "during the construction we had to take a detour"; "his hobby was the building of boats")
       => creating from raw materials -- (the act of creating something that is different from the materials that went into it)

Sense 2
construction, grammatical construction, expression -- (a group of words that form a constituent of a sentence and are considered as a single unit; "I concluded from his awkward constructions that he was a foreigner")
       => constituent, grammatical constituent -- ((grammar) a word or phrase or clause forming part of a larger grammatical construction)

Sense 3
construction, mental synthesis -- (the creation of a construct; the process of combining ideas into a congruous object of thought)
       => thinking, thought, thought process, cerebration, intellection, mentation -- (the process of using your mind to consider something carefully; "thinking always made him frown"; "she paused for thought")

Sense 4
structure, construction -- (a thing constructed; a complex entity constructed of many parts; "the structure consisted of a series of arches"; "she wore her hair in an amazing construction of whirls and ribbons")
       => artifact, artefact -- (a man-made object taken as a whole)

Sense 5
construction -- (drawing a figure satisfying certain conditions as part of solving a problem or proving a theorem; "the assignment was to make a construction that could be used in proving the Pythagorean theorem")
       => mathematical process, mathematical operation, operation -- ((mathematics) calculation by mathematical methods; "the problems at the end of the chapter demonstrated the mathematical processes involved in the derivation"; "they were learning the basic operations of arithmetic")

Sense 6
construction, twist -- (an interpretation of a text or action; "they put an unsympathetic construction on his conduct")
       => interpretation -- (an explanation that results from interpreting something; "the report included his interpretation of the forensic evidence")

Sense 7
construction, building -- (the commercial activity involved in repairing old structures or constructing new ones; "their main business is home construction"; "workers in the building trades")
       => commercial enterprise, business enterprise, business -- (the activity of providing goods and services involving financial and commercial and industrial aspects; "computers are now widely used in business")

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