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mis·lead·ing

 (mĭs-lē′dĭng)
adj.
Tending to mislead; deceptive.

mis·lead′ing·ly adv.

misleading

(mɪsˈliːdɪŋ)
adj
tending to confuse or mislead; deceptive
misˈleadingly adv

mis•lead•ing

(mɪsˈli dɪŋ)

adj.
tending to mislead; deceptive.
[1630–40]
mis•lead′ing•ly, adv.
mis•lead′ing•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.misleading - designed to deceive or mislead either deliberately or inadvertently; "the deceptive calm in the eye of the storm"; "deliberately deceptive packaging"; "a misleading similarity"; "statistics can be presented in ways that are misleading"; "shoddy business practices"
dishonest, dishonorable - deceptive or fraudulent; disposed to cheat or defraud or deceive

misleading

misleading

adjective
Tending to lead one into error:
Translations
مُضَلِّلٌمُضَلِّل، خادِع
klamnýzavádějící
vildledende
harhaanjohtava
varav
félrevezetõ
villandi, blekkjandi
誤解を招く
오도하는
klamný
zavajajoč
vilseledande
ซึ่งทำให้เข้าใจผิด
sai lạc

misleading

[mɪsˈliːdɪŋ] ADJengañoso

misleading

[ˌmɪsˈliːdɪŋ] adj [statement] → fallacieux/euse
deliberately misleading information → des informations volontairement fallacieuses
It would be misleading to say that we were friends
BUT Il serait erroné de dire que nous sommes amis.

misleading

adjirreführend; the misleading simplicity of his styledie täuschende Einfachheit seines Stils

misleading

[ˌmɪsˈliːdɪŋ] adjingannevole, fuorviante

mislead

(misˈliːd) past tense, past participle misˈled (-ˈled) verb
to give a wrong idea to. Her friendly attitude misled me into thinking I could trust her.
misˈleading adjective
a misleading remark.

misleading

مُضَلِّلٌ zavádějící vildledende irreführend παραπλανητικός engañoso harhaanjohtava trompeur varav fuorviante 誤解を招く 오도하는 misleidend villedende wprowadzający w błąd enganoso вводящий в заблуждение vilseledande ซึ่งทำให้เข้าใจผิด yanıltıcı sai lạc 令人误解的

misleading

a. engañoso-a, descaminado-a, erróneo-a.
References in classic literature ?
I was a little unthinking child in those days, just following a misleading impulse without question.
We speak of nature; it is folly; there is no such thing as nature; what we call by that misleading name is merely heredity and training.
Their conductor pursued an opposite road from that which Wamba had recommended, for the purpose of misleading them.
He pre- sented them as tilted, stiff tripods, without either flexibility or subtlety, and with an altogether misleading monotony of effect.
My brother admires her greatly already; he will have frequent opportunity now of seeing her on the most intimate footing; her relations all wish the connection as much as his own; and a sister's partiality is not misleading me, I think, when I call Charles most capable of engaging any woman's heart.
I'm lawyer enough to know that there's nothing in the world so misleading as circumstantial evidence.
here he beamed and blinked at the lecturer) "will excuse me when I say that they are necessarily both superficial and misleading, since they have to be graded to the comprehension of an ignorant audience.
Suppose he even thought he was saving his country by misleading the foreigner.
This display of opulence was misleading, for though he did a fairly good business it was known that his easygoing habits and the demands of his large family frequently kept him what Starkfield called "behind.
The barometer is useless: it is as misleading as the newspaper forecast.
You are an angel: I am not worthy of you, but I am afraid of misleading you.
Taft, who was always counting stitches and gathered her information in misleading fragments caught between the rows of her knitting, had got it into her head that Mr.