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miseducate

[mis-ej-oo-keyt] /mɪsˈɛdʒ ʊˌkeɪt/
verb (used with object), miseducated, miseducating.
1.
to educate improperly.
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miseducation, noun
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  • We again recognize the fear generated today by those who would continue to miseducate us.
Word Origin and History for miseducate
v.

1790, from mis- (1) + educate (v.). Related: Miseducated; miseducating.

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