verb (used with object)
SYNONYMS FOR misrepresent
Examples from the Web for misrepresentation
To refer to these nights of protest as clashes with police would be a misrepresentation of the situation.
In his article, Robert Cherry begins with a misrepresentation.
Such a concerted campaign of misrepresentation will be hard to chalk up to the actions of a few rogue police officers.Inquiry Finds Police Cover-Up in Deaths of 96 Fans at Hillsborough|Peter Jukes|September 13, 2012|DAILY BEAST
I felt it was a misrepresentation of who I was, what I wanted to say, what I could see in the world and wanted to share.
It rests on a misrepresentation of the Unionist position in 1886.A Leap in the Dark|A.V. Dicey
What had been the need of that misrepresentation and why did she lie before she was driven to it?
The memoirs show a mortal dread of calumny or misrepresentation.
These seem strong authorities, as it is not easy to perceive what advantage they could derive from misrepresentation.
It may be said that there must be some cause for so persistent a misrepresentation.The Fruits of Victory|Norman Angell