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Synonyms for misinformation
-fərˈmeɪ ʃən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. misinformation(noun)

    information that is incorrect

Editors Contribution

  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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  1. Eugene Remer:

    [ Russia’s ] leaders have embraced a wide range of tools — information warfare in all its forms, including subversion, deception, dis - and misinformation, this toolkit has deep historical roots in the Soviet era and performs the function of the equalizer that in the eyes of The Kremlin is intended to make up for Russia’s weakness vis a vis the West.

  2. Jason Greenblatt:

    The message is that those who spread misinformation about the conflict or the plan are not going to get away with it anymore, if you lie or deceive to try to shape public opinion, were not going to let you do that without a response. We are in the midst of educating, and in some cases, re-educating people.

  3. Madihha Ahussain:

    We thank Jack Dorsey for acknowledging the serious problem of political misinformation and for not-so-subtly rebuking Facebooks reckless political ad policy. Facebooks decision to accept money for political ads that spread falsehoods puts American Muslims, immigrants and other vulnerable communities in danger.

  4. Brooke McKeever:

    The speed at which [ these vaccines ] were developed is a concern for some people, and the fact that we don't have a history with this vaccine, people are going to be scared and uncertain about it, they might be more likely or prone to believing misinformation because of that.

  5. Edi Rama:

    This is a jungle that takes money right and left ... A jungle that produces hate, misinformation and despair.

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    An antonym for "ignominious"
    • A. honorable
    • B. inglorious
    • C. smuggled
    • D. opprobrious

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