verb (used with object), mis·stat·ed, mis·stat·ing.
Related formsmis·state·ment, nounmis·stat·er, noun
Examples from the Web for misstatement
CORRECTION: Because of an editing error, this article contained a misstatement about grants of citizenship versus living permits.Formulating an Alternative to the ‘Jewish State Law’|Raphael Magarik|August 23, 2013|DAILY BEAST
His speeches, however, were evasive and contained much special pleading as well as misstatement.Abraham Lincoln|William Eleroy Curtis
Seeing that such treaties exist and are preserved to this day, engraved on brass in the treasury of Misstatement of Philinus.
He knew that "several years of life" was a misstatement; but, then, they were both sinners.The Pomp of the Lavilettes, Complete|Gilbert Parker