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Synonyms for misleading
mɪsˈli dɪŋmis·lead·ing

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  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"

    Synonyms:
    cheapjack, shoddy, tawdry, deceptive, jerry-built, delusory

    Antonyms:
    honorable, honest

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  1. deluded

    giving the wrong idea or impression.

    your article contains a number of misleading statements.

    Submitted by JP03 on January 26, 2015  

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  1. misleadingadjective

    Synonyms:
    delusive, deceitful, fallacious, illusive

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How to use misleading in a sentence?

  1. Eric Williams ':

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

  2. Jacob Kirkegaard:

    It's the value of production within the physical borders of the United States, so therefore if you have, hypothetically, exports that are flat and higher imports, then your trade deficit is rising. In that sense, a rising trade deficit subtracts from GDP, when you have highly fluctuating commodity prices, and especially in periods of high inflation in general, then it can be misleading and, in my opinion, paint an overly negative view of where The US economy is.

  3. William Ruto:

    Anybody caught in any future doping scandal will be jailed for three years or fined 3 million Kenyan shilling ($29,721) because we want to get rid of crooked people misleading our athletes from our midst.

  4. Michael Burke:

    YOLO You only live once it is a very powerful and misleading quote but very good

  5. John Demers:

    We have to have an evidentiary basis to say, when you act, would-be-reporter, you're actually acting at the direction of your government and you don't have an independent journalistic ethos that we think of when we look at a reporter, in fact, not labeling you as a foreign agent is misleading because you're presenting yourself to the American people as somebody who's independent and thinking your own thoughts but you're not, you're getting your thoughts from a foreign government.


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