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[mis-ej-oo-keyt] /mɪsˈɛdʒ ʊˌkeɪt/
verb (used with object), miseducated, miseducating.
to educate improperly.
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miseducation, noun Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • It is at best a miseducation of your cattle into lawless habits.

    What I know of farming: Horace Greeley
  • This lamentable condition of our southern woman is due, as plainly appears, to the miseducation given their ancestors by slavery.

    The Brothers' War John Calvin Reed
  • The race divergence under the system of miseducation was fast getting wider.

    Up From Slavery: An Autobiography Booker T. Washington
Word Origin and History for miseducation

"wrong or faulty education," 1620s, from mis- (1) + education.



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

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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