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Synonyms for misleading
mɪsˈli dɪŋmis·lead·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  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

Editors Contribution

  1. deluded

    giving the wrong idea or impression.

    your article contains a number of misleading statements.

    Submitted by JP03 on January 26, 2015  

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. misleadingadjective

    Synonyms:
    delusive, deceitful, fallacious, illusive

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How to use misleading in a sentence?

  1. Rochelle Mayor Noam Bramson:

    I happen to live in the containment zone Rochelle Mayor Noam Bramson, i'll be having lunch with my family in the containment zone a little bit later today, so I think the label alone can create a somewhat misleading impression.

  2. Beau Phillips:

    General Allen’s counsel is deeply concerned about the serious and damaging ethical breach that occurred with the public release of a search warrant affidavit containing confidential grand jury information, not only did the breach offend longstanding law and Department of Justice policy on the confidentiality of ongoing investigations, but the narrative presented in the affidavit and now made public also is factually inaccurate, incomplete, and misleading.

  3. China Construction America:

    Baha Mar Ltd's recent public attempt to shift responsibility away from itself and blame CCA Bahamas and our subcontractors for the delays in the project's completion is misleading and dishonest.

  4. Clare Krusing:

    The study's limitations speak for themselves, and account for the fact that the report presents a misleading picture of what's happening in the market today, health plans must meet state and federal network adequacy requirements that ensure patients have a wide range of providers and specialists available to them.

  5. Tomi Lahren:

    Seems to me the misleading and uncertain thing here is why Governor Newsom and Posey are being so secretive. If there’s some science-based reasoning for this reopening change of heart, I know I’d like to hear it.


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