context: Lie Down in Darkness, by William Styron, p 194
looked up in Webster's New World Dictionary Third College Edition
mis pri sion (mis prizh' en) n. 1 a mistake, now especially one due to misreading, either deliberate or unintended, or to misunderstanding
2 scorn; contempt
My sentences: 1 Due to misprision by Blogger, I am no longer entering the derivations of words in the Word of the Day.
2 (as used in the context) His misprision for his students caused them to fail miserably.
Feel free to enter your sentences in the comments.