Is the word abortion misconstrued?
The Chicago Tribune article titled, it’s a royal baby boy, ‘Little thing is to die for,’ Prince Harry says, reports his opinion, “ How any woman does what they do is beyond comprehension,” made after the birth of his son.
The Purpose of This Post
To compare the definitions of misconstrue to Prince Harry’s opinion statement “little thing to die for’’ to abortion.
Definition of misconstrue (Merriam Webster)
1: to interpret (something, such as a statement or action) wrongly : MISINTERPRETmisconstrued her words/meaning/silence He does not want his real name used in the newspaper because even the most innocent statement could be misconstrued here and lead to trouble, he says.— Lynne DukeI instantly turned away, lest he should see and misconstrue my emotion.— Anne Brontë
2: to misinterpret the meaning, intention, or character of (someone)… it is the post-Vietnam revisionists who have most ironically misconstrued[Herman] Melville.— Frederick Crews… a sad sack whom no one would misconstrue as charming.— Karen Karbo
Definition of abortion
b: induced expulsion of a human fetus
c: expulsion of a fetus by a domestic animal often due to infection at any time before completion of pregnancy— compare CONTAGIOUS ABORTION
2a: a misshapen thing or person : MONSTROSITY
binformal + sometimes offensive : something regarded as horrifically or disgustingly bad
3: arrest of development (as of a part or process) resulting in imperfectional so: a result of such arrest
The tongue of the just is as choice silver: the heart of the wicked is little worth. (Proverb 10:20 KJV)
What’s My Point?
Is Prince Harry’s statement, “to die for,” misconstrued about the birth of a baby when compared to abortion definition?
In My Opinion
The definition of abortion is misconstrued about the meaning of “what to die for.”
Read the article and a previous post in the Source Links below.
Was Prince Harry’s other opinion also misconstrued, “How any woman does what they do is beyond comprehension.”
Birth or abortion, “choice silver?”
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