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misquotation

[mis-kwoh-tey-shuh n] /ˌmɪs kwoʊˈteɪ ʃən/
noun
1.
the act of misquoting.
2.
an instance or occasion of misquoting or of being misquoted.
Origin
1765-1775
1765-75; mis-1 + quotation
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Examples for misquotation
  • The peak moment was when you read from your book to prove the atrocious misquotation that's been ruthlessly used against you.
  • Apart from a misquotation in the preamble to the proposed rule, the two comments on the definition favored the latter meaning.

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