[mis-koun-suh l]See more synonyms on Thesaurus.comverb (used with object), mis·coun·seled, mis·coun·sel·ing or (especially British) mis·coun·selled, mis·coun·sel·ling.
- to advise wrongly.
Origin of miscounsel
word dating back to 1350–1400;
see origin at mis-1
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