misinform

[mis-in-fawrm]
verb (used with object)
to give false or misleading information to.

Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English misenfourmen. See mis-1, inform

misinformant, misinformer, noun
misinformative, adjective
misinformation [mis-in-fer-mey-shuhn] , noun

disinformation, misinformation.


mislead, misdirect.
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misinform (ˌmɪsɪnˈfɔːm)
 
vb
(tr) to give incorrect information to
 
misin'formant
 
n
 
misin'former
 
n
 
misinformation
 
n

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misinform
late 14c.; see mis- (1) + inform. Related: Misinformed; misinformation.
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Example sentences
There is so much misinformation and fear about sharks in our society.
There is great hysteria and fear and misinformation about dogs.
These comments demonstrate the usual mix of information and misinformation in
  the public domain regarding atomic energy.
It obvious you and your ilk will continue to spout off misinformation, in the
  name of your failed ideology.
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