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Synonyms for misdirection
ˌmɪs dɪˈrɛk ʃənmis·di·rec·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. misdirectionnoun

    an incorrect charge to a jury given by a judge

    Synonyms:
    distraction, mismanagement

  2. misdirectionnoun

    incorrect directions or instructions

    Synonyms:
    distraction, mismanagement

  3. mismanagement, misdirectionnoun

    management that is careless or inefficient

    "he accomplished little due to the mismanagement of his energies"

    Synonyms:
    distraction, mismanagement

  4. distraction, misdirectionnoun

    the act of distracting; drawing someone's attention away from something

    "conjurers are experts at misdirection"

    Synonyms:
    distraction, beguilement, mismanagement

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "misdirection":

    embezzlement, misappropriation

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How to use misdirection in a sentence?

  1. Swordfish:

    Gabriel Have you ever heard of Harry Houdini Well he wasn't like today's magicians who are only interested in television ratings. He was an artist. He could make an elephant disappear in the middle of a theater filled with people, and do you know how he did that Misdirection.

  2. Lori Prentice:

    There is a strong probability that someone who finally found the courage to contact the suicide hotline couldn’t get through due to Jarrar’s caustic misdirection.

  3. Mitt Romney:

    Even so, I am sickened at the extent and pervasiveness of dishonesty and misdirection by individuals in the highest office of the land, including the President, i am also appalled that, among other things, fellow citizens working in a campaign for president welcomed help from Russia - including information that had been illegally obtained; that none of them acted to inform American law enforcement; and that the campaign chairman was actively promoting Russian interests in Ukraine.

  4. Oztold Cox:

    I have been dealing with misdirection and misinformation since the first phone call with the U.S. Embassy.

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