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miseducate

[mis-ej-oo-keyt] /mɪsˈɛdʒ ʊˌkeɪt/
verb (used with object), miseducated, miseducating.
1.
to educate improperly.
Origin of miseducate
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miseducation, noun
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  • The race divergence under the system of miseducation was fast getting wider.

    Up From Slavery: An Autobiography Booker T. Washington
  • It is at best a miseducation of your cattle into lawless habits.

    What I know of farming: Horace Greeley
  • This lamentable condition of our southern woman is due, as plainly appears, to the miseducation given their ancestors by slavery.

    The Brothers' War John Calvin Reed
Word Origin and History for miseducation
n.

"wrong or faulty education," 1620s, from mis- (1) + education.

miseducate

v.

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

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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