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misleading

[mis-lee-ding] /mɪsˈli dɪŋ/
adjective
1.
deceptive; tending to mislead.
Origin
1630-1640
1630-40; mislead + -ing2
Related forms
misleadingly, adverb
misleadingness, noun
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Word Origin and History for misleadingly

misleading

adj.

1630s, present participle adjective from mislead.

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