misquotation

[mis-kwoh-tey-shuhn]
noun
1.
the act of misquoting.
2.
an instance or occasion of misquoting or of being misquoted.

Origin:
1765–75; mis-1 + quotation

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misquote (ˌmɪsˈkwəʊt)
 
vb
to quote (a text, speech, etc) inaccurately
 
misquo'tation
 
n

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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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