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Synonyms for misnomer
mɪsˈnoʊ mərmis·nomer

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  1. misnomernoun

    an incorrect or unsuitable name

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  1. misnomernoun

    Synonyms:
    (Law.) misnaming, mistaking of the true name (of a person)

  2. misnomernoun

    Synonyms:
    wrong name, inapplicable title

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  1. Bob Williams:

    Temporary is probably a misnomer in our case, we are seeing an increase, and I think that's probably attributed to the government's desire to reduce its footprint.

  2. Trump Jr.:

    I think the President's son has answered every question. He's been interrogated. He's been cleared. To reopen this up again and keep this going is keeping a narrative that I think everyone realizes now is just, it's a misnomer. We just continue to waste money and time.

  3. Peter Hotez:

    While we were calling them neglected tropical diseases, the 'tropical' part is probably a misnomer, most of the world's neglected tropical diseases are in wealthy countries. It's the poor living among the wealthy.

  4. John Venable of D.C.-based:

    The Chinese began this particular glide vehicle in 2014, they had nine successful tests since then, approximately. The idea that this is new, that this is a revelation that caught the U.S. government by surprise is a misnomer.

  5. Frank Gabrin:

    I now believe that compassion fatigue is a misnomer and that the real name for this condition should be empathetic overload, i also believe that compassion fatigue and burnout need never occur, and if they do, there is a clear path back to solid emotional health. I believe that I have found the path that will quickly bring us all back from burnout and I am extremely passionate about sharing what I have learned with all of you.


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