Definition of misinformation in English:


Line breaks: mis|in¦for|ma¦tion
Pronunciation: /ˌmɪsɪnfəˈmeɪʃ(ə)n


[mass noun]
False or inaccurate information, especially that which is deliberately intended to deceive: nuclear matters are often entangled in a web of secrecy and misinformation
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  • After all, what's to prevent vandals from deleting information or adding misinformation?
  • And it can be a way of spreading misinformation or distorted information quickly.
  • How could it have avoided becoming just another part of the whole elaborate web of half-truths, misinformation and spin?
disinformation, false information, misleading information, deception;
lie, fib, false rumour, gossip, red herring, false trail
informal kidology
North American informal bum steer

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