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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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  1. present participle and gerund of mislead

Noun Edit

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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