Definition of misassimilation in English:

misassimilation

noun

  • Incomplete, unsuccessful, or incorrect assimilation or likening; an instance of this.

Origin

1930s; earliest use found in Edith Sitwell (1887–1964), poet and biographer. From mis- + assimilation.

Pronunciation

misassimilation

/ˌmɪsəˌsɪmɪˈleɪʃn/