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misrepresentation

noun

1 misrepresentation

A misleading falsehood.

synonyms: deceit, deception.

Roget 545: deception; falseness etc. 544; untruth etc. 546; imposition, imposture; fraud, deceit, guile; fraudulence, fraudulency; ... show more

Roget 544: falsehood, falseness; falsity, falsification; deception etc. 545; untruth etc. 546; guile; lying etc. ... show more

Dutch: bedrog
Polish: bałamuctwo, granda, kanciarstwo, krętactwo, macherka, machlojka, matactwo, oszukaństwo, oszustwo, szachrajstwo ... show more



2 misrepresentation

A willful perversion of facts.

synonym: falsification.

Roget 555: misrepresentation, distortion, caricatura, exaggeration; daubing etc. v.; bad likeness, daub, sign painting; scratch, caricature; anamorphosis; burlesque, ... show more

Roget 546: untruth, falsehood, lie, story, thing that is not, fib, bounce, crammer, taradiddle, whopper; jhuth.    forgery, fabrication, invention; ... show more

Roget 523: misinterpretation, misapprehension, misunderstanding, misacceptation, misconstruction, misapplication; catachresis; eisegesis; cross-reading, cross-purposes; mistake etc. 495.    misrepresentation, ... show more

Dutch: vervalsing


Moby thesaurus: canard, coloring, confabulation, corruption, distortion, equivocation, exaggeration, false coloring, false swearing, falsehood, falsification, falsifying, falsity, fib, lie, miscoloring, misconstruction, misdirection, misinterpretation, misstatement ... show more.

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