misleadingly misleadingly  /mɪs ˈli dɪŋ li/

Definition(s):

  • (adv) in a misleading way

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The lively British lad known slightly misleadingly as the Naked Chef grew up near the kitchen.
  2. The rabble-rouser Vladimir Zhirinovsky, leader of the misleadingly titled Liberal-Democratic party, has fielded his bodyguard much to the amusement of the voting public.
  3. It's not a news channel, they make up quotes, they misleadingly splice tape, and going on there just legitimizes their nonsense.

News

  1. New study suggests IVF data may give some practices misleadingly high success rates

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Fertility centers are mandated to report the number of in vitro fertilization (IVF) cycles they perform, but a new study suggests those data may give some practices misleadingly high success rates. Researchers looked at a d...
    on July 5, 2013     Source: MedCity News

  2. Reported IVF success rates can be misleading: study

    By Genevra Pittman NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Fertility centers are mandated to report the number of in vitro fertilization (IVF) cycles they perform, but a new study suggests those data may give some practices misleadingly high success rates. Researchers looked at a database maintained by the Society for Assisted Reproductive Technologies (SART) and found the proportion of cycles that were ...
    on July 4, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  3. Talk of the County

    Inadequate responses I find the remarks of Waukegan’s mayor and police chief regarding the chief’s falsification of his Navy service to be appalling. “No comment” and “It’s irrelevant” are woefully inadequate responses when the actions and hard work of those seeking to become Navy SEALs are appropriated by the chief as his own and used to misleadingly enhance his reputation and accomplishments ...
    on June 30, 2013     Source: Lake County News-Sun

Quotes

  1. "Most sunscreens are deceptively and misleadingly labeled, most perniciously to give consumers a false sense of security," Mr. Blumenthal said last week. "In my view, the FDA's failure to act is unconscionable and unjustifiable in any public...
    on Jul 4, 2007 By: Richard Blumenthal Source: New York Times

  2. "For years, those supporting unauthorized file sharing have misleadingly used the existence of the Private Copying Levy to justify illegitimate file sharing," CRIA President Graham Henderson said in a statement. "Today, the Supreme Court says...
    on Jul 28, 2005 By: Graham Henderson Source: ZDNet

  3. Ms Jowell said: "What will characterise the modernisation of what are widely recognised as outdated gambling laws is not a free-for-all, as has been misleadingly reported, but a very clear obligation on all gambling businesses to act in a socially...
    on Apr 19, 2004 By: Tessa Jowell Source: BBC News

Word of the Day
untenable untenable
/ən ˈtɛ nə bəl /