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Synonyms for misinformation
-fərˈmeɪ ʃənmis·in·for·ma·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. misinformationnoun

    information that is incorrect

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  1. fake news

    Submitted by ryan_1 on July 14, 2020  

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  1. List of paraphrases for "misinformation":

    disinformation, obscurantism

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How to use misinformation in a sentence?

  1. Bertrand Russell:

    These men - ..., the politicians, ... - use their position, their knowledge, and their power of disseminating misinformation to arouse and stimulate the latent instinct for bloodshed. When they have succeeded, they say they are reluctantly forced to war by the pressure of public opinion.

  2. Mark Esper:

    This afternoons assault on the US Capitol was appalling and un-American, this is not how citizens of the worlds greatest and oldest democracy behave. The perpetrators who committed this illegal act were inspired by partisan misinformation and patently false claims about the election.This must end now for the good of the republic.

  3. Green Party co-leader James Shaw:

    I think New Zealand is not immune to what we have seen overseas with the influence of troll farms and putting out misinformation on social media....that really worries me, i am worried about the health of our democracy and the risks we are exposed to.

  4. Deborah Caldwell-Stone:

    And I think there's a danger if you Google some topics about queerness, that you will land on sites that either are misinformation or coming from a really negative point of view, or it will send you straight to pornography, unfortunately. in September of 2021, we saw a 60 % increase in challenges year to year from the previous year.

  5. Luther Markwart:

    We don't have any problem with transparency, but there's been a lot of misinformation out there, the challenge is there's not a lot of space.


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