misleading

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EtymologyEdit

mislead +‎ -ing

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misleading (comparative more misleading, superlative most misleading)

  1. Deceptive or tending to mislead or create a false impression, even if technically true.

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VerbEdit

misleading

  1. present participle of mislead

NounEdit

misleading (plural misleadings)

  1. A deception that misleads.
    • 2012, Jennifer Mather Saul, Lying, Misleading, and What is Said (page 70)
      According to this tradition, acts of deception that are mere misleadings are morally better than acts of deception that are lies.

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