verb (used with object)
Words nearby misinform
Origin of misinform
OTHER WORDS FROM misinformmis·in·form·ant, mis·in·form·er, nounmis·in·form·a·tive, adjectivemis·in·for·ma·tion [mis-in-fer-mey-shuhn] /ˌmɪs ɪn fərˈmeɪ ʃən/, noun
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH misinformdisinformation misinformation
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.
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?|Kevin Fallon|January 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The reaction of the political right to our report is misinformed.Southern Poverty Law Center: Right-Wing Hate Rises Along With Obama|Kevin Fallon|March 9, 2013|DAILY BEAST
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|Buzz Bissinger|October 11, 2012|DAILY BEAST
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|Tarek Masoud|June 25, 2012|DAILY BEAST
It is able, therefore, to assure the Imperial German Government that it has been misinformed.
But she said to herself that Kitty had been misinformed—that this was a traveler's tale.An International Episode|Henry James
Why, we were misinformed as to having to pay to cross this bridge!Paul and His Dog, v.2 (Novels of Paul de Kock Volume XIV)|Charles Paul de Kock
Voltaire was misinformed; and would perhaps learn, by a second inquiry, a truth less splendid and amusing.History of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Vol. XII. (of XXI.)|Thomas Carlyle
Instead, he had misinformed Mr. Johnson, no doubt hoping to impress him that others were interested in the invention.Signal in the Dark|Mildred A. Wirt