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Synonyms for misleading
mɪsˈli dɪŋ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. deceptive, misleading, shoddy(adj)

    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. misleading(a)

    Synonyms:
    delusive, deceitful, fallacious, illusive

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "misleading":

    deceptive, mislead, delusive, deceitful, misguided, specious, deceiving, fallacious, confusing, false, fraudulent, equivocal, erroneous, illusory

How to pronounce misleading?

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#10949confusing
#12256misleading
#15352fraudulent
#18910erroneous
#24641deceptive
#27380misguided
#34065mislead
#44934deceiving
#51821shoddy
#52075illusory
#55524deceitful
#70807equivocal
#71862specious
#74880fallacious
#100861tawdry
#203636delusive

How to use misleading in a sentence?

  1. Carlos Ghosn:

    My arrest this morning is outrageous and arbitrary, it is part of another attempt by some individuals at Nissan to silence me by misleading the prosecutors. Why arrest me except to try to break me? I will not be broken. I am innocent of the groundless charges and accusations against me.

  2. Carter Page:

    You talk about misleading the courts, it's just so misleading.

  3. Roger Stone:

    I am anxious to rebut allegations that I had any improper or nefarious contact with any agent of the Russia state based on facts -- not misleading and salacious headlines, i am willing to appear voluntarily if the committee isn't looking for the headline of issuing a subpoena.

  4. The FCC:

    Its terribly misleading to claim that establishing a commission would be a more effective use of time and resources than the work we did and continue to do.

  5. Jim Jordan:

    The Democrats star witness has admitted to providing intentionally false and misleading testimony to Congress. He is also a witness in ongoing law-enforcement matters, including Special Counsel Muellers probe.


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