What does misleading mean?

Definitions for misleading
mɪsˈli dɪŋmis·lead·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. deceptive, misleading, shoddy(adj)

    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. misleading(Adjective)

    Deceptive or tending to mislead or create a false impression.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Misleading

    of Mislead

  2. Misleading(adj)

    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

How to pronounce misleading?

  1. Alex
    US English

How to say misleading in sign language?

  1. misleading


  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. Boudewijn Ploos van Amstel:

    The letter of suspension is very misleading.

  2. Eric Williams ':

    The numbers are misleading, i thought about it a lot.

  3. Herbert Spencer:

    How often misused words generate misleading thoughts.

  4. Carter Page:

    You talk about misleading the courts, it's just so misleading.

  5. Steven Pinker:

    The news is a systematically misleading way to understand the world.

Images & Illustrations of misleading

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