What does misleading mean?

Definitions for misleading
mɪsˈli dɪŋmis·lead·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. deceptive, misleading, shoddyadjective

    designed to deceive or mislead either deliberately or inadvertently

    "the deceptive calm in the eye of the storm"; "deliberately deceptive packaging"; "a misleading similarity"; "statistics can be presented in ways that are misleading"; "shoddy business practices"


  1. misleadingadjective

    Deceptive or tending to mislead or create a false impression.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Misleading

    of Mislead

  2. Misleadingadjective

    leading astray; delusive

British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'misleading' in Adjectives Frequency: #876

Anagrams for misleading »

  1. misdealing

  2. misaligned

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of misleading in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of misleading in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of misleading in a Sentence

  1. Susan Rice:

    There was nothing hidden. There was no effort to or reality of misleading, there is nothing that Ben or the president or I or anybody who was involved in explaining the Iran deal to the American public said that wasn’t factually correct. The notion that there was any ball to hide or spin to put on it, I think, is really misguided.

  2. Dave Storer:

    Don't get suckered in by the comments ... they can terribly be misleading.

  3. Lizzie Litzow:

    That is a completely misleading statement about the detailed contracting work FEMA does during times of disasters, in fact, FEMA awarded more than $ 3.9 billion dollars in contracts supporting response and recovery efforts for the 2017 hurricane season, with the agency canceling just three contracts. Those three companies did not meet their contract requirements when they were unable to meet the required delivery dates.

  4. Adam Talbot:

    Calling them similar in this way risks being misleading. Indiana is the broadest and most dangerous law of its kind in the country.

  5. Al Baker:

    I'm sure there could be information in there that could be misleading.

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