What is the opposite of understanding?

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Noun
Opposite for the ability to understand something
“I have an ignorance of the physics that underlies string theory.”
Noun
Opposite for a perception or judgement of a situation
“It was my misunderstanding that the shop would be open on a public holiday.”
Noun
Opposite for an informal contract or mutual agreement
“The business partners had a disagreement on the roles each would play in the affairs of the organization.”
Noun
Opposite for sympathetic awareness or tolerance
“He was uncaring and showed great indifference for the issues I had experienced in my past.”
Noun
Opposite for the ability to grasp or infer through abstract thought
“She was, unfortunately, an intellectually-challenged child of great ineptitude and imprudence.”
Adjective
Opposite for having the capacity for sharing the feelings of another
“Mary was late for work due to a personal crisis, and her inconsiderate boss was very unsympathetic.”
Verb
(Present participle of understand) Opposite for being aware of the meaning of
“I will be misunderstanding what is written if it lacks the clarity I require.”
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