- to give false or misleading information to.
Origin of misinform
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Examples from the Web for misinformed
And when it comes to fertility, said Whelan and Selvaratnam, they are often misinformed and dole out bad advice.Test Tube Generation: The Fertility Lie for Women
January 25, 2014
A lot of that has to do with clichés and stereotyping through the years, a misinformed preconception of excessive promiscuity.HBO’s ‘Looking,’ Gays, and Sex: Are We All Expecting Too Much?
January 17, 2014
The reaction of the political right to our report is misinformed.Southern Poverty Law Center: Right-Wing Hate Rises Along With Obama
March 9, 2013
I may be a misinformed voter but I am not a low-information one.Buzz Bissinger on Being Savaged by the Liberal Media After Backing Mitt Romney
October 11, 2012
The former is misinformed (or a crank); the latter is the face of modern evil.Mohamed Morsi Will Have His Hands Full Uniting a Deeply Divided Egypt
June 25, 2012
You have been misinformed as to my final dismissal from the Excise; I am still in the service.The Letters of Robert Burns
In only one respect was she misinformed as to the arrangements for the morning.Roden's Corner
Henry Seton Merriman
I believe now that you are misinformed as to the facts, but that is immaterial.Cap'n Warren's Wards
Joseph C. Lincoln
"Your ladyship has been misinformed," I said with extreme deference.The O'Ruddy
Most of these people had been misinformed as to the best place to start from.Policing the Plains
- (tr) to give incorrect information to
Word Origin and History for misinformed
mid-15c., past participle adjective from misinform.