miseducate

[mis-ej-oo-keyt]

Origin of miseducate

Related formsmis·ed·u·ca·tion, noun
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Contemporary Examples of miseducation

Historical Examples of miseducation

  • It is at best a miseducation of your cattle into lawless habits.

  • 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.


Word Origin and History for miseducation
n.

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

miseducate

v.

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

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