[mis-koun-suh l]

verb (used with object), mis·coun·seled, mis·coun·sel·ing or (especially British) mis·coun·selled, mis·coun·sel·ling.

to advise wrongly.

Nearby words

  1. misconception,
  2. misconduct,
  3. misconstruction,
  4. misconstrue,
  5. miscopy,
  6. miscount,
  7. miscreance,
  8. miscreancy,
  9. miscreant,
  10. miscreate

Origin of miscounsel

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400; see origin at mis-1, counsel

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