To carelessly misinterpret another person's words, ideas or intentions, often with a dismissive and disparaging mindset. When a person misconstrues, they rely on their gut feeling while paying no attention to the actual content and rationale. Though it can happen anywhere, such quick-to-react idiocy is almost exclusive to Twitter and Reddit.

See also: gaslighting
Me: *posts a genuine and sincere LifeProTip on how to clean junk on your phone* 0 upvotes

Redditard: Stop advertising your app dickhead, we know that shit doesn't work. 12 upvotes

Me: Oh look, typical Redditard misconstrued my post. Nowhere in my post did I even say that it was my app!!! -5 upvotes
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