misinformative

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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