Definition of miseducate in English:


Line breaks: mis|edu¦cate
Pronunciation: /mɪsˈɛdjʊkeɪt


[with object]
Educate, teach, or inform (someone) wrongly: people have been miseducated about the drug’s effects
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  • The problem, of course, is that when those kids don't learn those things, they grow up to wield power and miseducate their own children.
  • Research seldom addresses how gender stereotyping affects and miseducates boys as well.
  • This blunder means that we have miseducated a whole generation of young Irish people into having underage sex.



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  • Progressive journalists, political activists, and educators are only too aware that U.S. citizens' ignorance of geopolitical realities is socially based, the effect of poor education, some would even say, miseducation.
  • Fortunately, after entering the workforce many youngsters continue to learn and will correct the miseducation they suffered as adolescents.
  • We've lost so much of what we were because of our cultural shame, our miseducation about our culture, he says.


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  • First we must talk about the miseducative experience which set Cole onto the path of destruction.
  • They seek to interact with the subject matter, yet this is also the moment when we often arrest the growth, create a miseducative experience and anesthetize them to learning.
  • Dewey is of the strong opinion that experiences can be miseducative.

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