misrepresented misrepresented  /ˌmɪs rɛ prɪ ˈzɛn tɪd/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) having an intended meaning altered or misrepresented

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The number of Christians misrepresented by the Christian right is many.
  2. In a study released in March by the Mortgage Asset Research Institute, Florida ranked first in the country in 2006 and 2007 for the amount of loans that were misrepresented.
  3. Both complain about being misrepresented.

News

  1. Roundup: Glaxo fires worker over misrepresented study data; Comcast’s new X2 platform saves TV shows online; more

    By Staff and Wires Glaxo fires worker over misrepresented study data British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline PLC said it dismissed one employee and a second has resigned as a result of ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Mckeesport Daily News

  2. GSK R&D Honcho Canned Over Bogus Data

    The dismissal came after an email tip led to an inquiry that found "misrepresented" data were used in a multiple sclerosis study.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: CNBC

  3. Glaxo fires worker over misrepresented study data

    British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline PLC says it dismissed one employee and a second has resigned in the wake of a scandal over misrepresented data in a research paper published in 2010. The company says ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. "The people are becoming more and more aware that we were hoodwinked, that the leaders of this country misrepresented or exaggerated the necessity for invading Iraq," Byrd said.
    on Jul 1, 2010 By: Robert Byrd Source: Salon

  2. "We have both been brutally assaulted by Governor Romney with amazingly misleading ads that attacked and distorted and misrepresented our records, Romney attacking me in Iowa, attacking him in New Hampshire," Mr. Huckabee said on "Fox News Sunday."
    on Jan 6, 2008 By: Mike Huckabee Source: Wall Street Journal

  3. In a statement issued Tuesday, April 15, 2008, Keys said she was clarifying "comments that were made during my recent Blender magazine interview since they have been misrepresented."
    on Apr 15, 2008 By: Alicia Keys Source: Washington Post

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