[ mis-in-fer-mey-shuhn ]
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  1. false information that is spread, regardless of whether there is intent to mislead: In the chaotic hours after the earthquake, a lot of misinformation was reported in the news.

Origin of misinformation

First recorded in 1580–90; mis-1 + information

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