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miseducate

[mis-ej-oo-keyt]
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verb (used with object), mis·ed·u·cat·ed, mis·ed·u·cat·ing.
  1. to educate improperly.

Origin of miseducate

Related formsmis·ed·u·ca·tion, noun
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Examples from the Web for miseducate

Historical Examples

  • How shameful that men of influence should mislead and miseducate the public mind!

    American Eloquence, Volume IV. (of 4)

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Word Origin and History for miseducate

v.

1790, from mis- (1) + educate (v.). Related: Miseducated; miseducating.

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