misstate misstate  /mɪs S ˈteɪt/

Definition(s):

  • (v) state something incorrectly

Usage(s):

  1. I think there are some who deliberately misstate where the balance should lie but that's a different matter.
  2. Because he did misstate the facts, as well, when he repeated the story.
  3. Having acknowledged the relationship, the President had no conceivable motive to misstate the date on which it began.

News

  • ‘Monstrosity’ rejected by citizens elsewhere

    BY NESTA MORRISON Once again, Wayne Davis, the leading cheerleader for passenger trains in Maine, has disparaged and maligned the residents of Brunswick West (“Activists misstate review of train facility,” July 11, Page A6) who have legitimate and serious questions about the giant overnight layover and maintenance facility proposed for their backyards. read more
    on August 10, 2013     Source: The Times Record

Quotes

  1. "Once again, exaggeration reigns in the political race for mayor," said Mayor Shirley Franklin. "Councilmember Norwood repeatedly ignores public documents to misstate facts. Atlanta deserves a mayor who tells the truth all the time."
    on Nov 30, 2009 By: Aretha Franklin Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

  2. "Don't misrepresent my record, and don't misstate my position," Wilson told Romero. "You've done so repeatedly this morning."
    on Sep 14, 2004 By: Heather Wilson Source: UNM Daily Lobo (registration)

  3. "Politically they cannot come out against it," Rubio said. "So, what they do instead is create confusion and misstate the facts."
    on Jun 13, 2007 By: Marco Rubio Source: Sun-Sentinel.com

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