misinformation

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mis- +‎ information

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misinformation (usually uncountable, plural misinformations)

  1. Information that is incorrect.
    • 1983, Richard Ellis, The Book of Sharks, Knopf, →ISBN, page 87:
      My intent is not to criticize an unpublished biology paper, but only to demonstrate the ease with which misinformation can creep into popular literature.

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