misinstruct


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misinstruct

(ˌmɪsɪnˈstrʌkt)
vb (tr)
to instruct badly or incorrectly

misinstruct


Past participle: misinstructed
Gerund: misinstructing

Imperative
misinstruct
misinstruct
Present
I misinstruct
you misinstruct
he/she/it misinstructs
we misinstruct
you misinstruct
they misinstruct
Preterite
I misinstructed
you misinstructed
he/she/it misinstructed
we misinstructed
you misinstructed
they misinstructed
Present Continuous
I am misinstructing
you are misinstructing
he/she/it is misinstructing
we are misinstructing
you are misinstructing
they are misinstructing
Present Perfect
I have misinstructed
you have misinstructed
he/she/it has misinstructed
we have misinstructed
you have misinstructed
they have misinstructed
Past Continuous
I was misinstructing
you were misinstructing
he/she/it was misinstructing
we were misinstructing
you were misinstructing
they were misinstructing
Past Perfect
I had misinstructed
you had misinstructed
he/she/it had misinstructed
we had misinstructed
you had misinstructed
they had misinstructed
Future
I will misinstruct
you will misinstruct
he/she/it will misinstruct
we will misinstruct
you will misinstruct
they will misinstruct
Future Perfect
I will have misinstructed
you will have misinstructed
he/she/it will have misinstructed
we will have misinstructed
you will have misinstructed
they will have misinstructed
Future Continuous
I will be misinstructing
you will be misinstructing
he/she/it will be misinstructing
we will be misinstructing
you will be misinstructing
they will be misinstructing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been misinstructing
you have been misinstructing
he/she/it has been misinstructing
we have been misinstructing
you have been misinstructing
they have been misinstructing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been misinstructing
you will have been misinstructing
he/she/it will have been misinstructing
we will have been misinstructing
you will have been misinstructing
they will have been misinstructing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been misinstructing
you had been misinstructing
he/she/it had been misinstructing
we had been misinstructing
you had been misinstructing
they had been misinstructing
Conditional
I would misinstruct
you would misinstruct
he/she/it would misinstruct
we would misinstruct
you would misinstruct
they would misinstruct
Past Conditional
I would have misinstructed
you would have misinstructed
he/she/it would have misinstructed
we would have misinstructed
you would have misinstructed
they would have misinstructed
References in periodicals archive ?
He writes mainly for the well-meaning scientists who would like to analyze their data appropriately but have been misinstructed in statistical technique (or not instructed at all) and therefore risk reporting erroneous results.
The evolution of the Education for All Handicapped Children Act of 1975 (EHA) into the 2004 IDEIA has been instrumental in ensuring that all students, including African Americans, are not misidentified, misassessed, miscategorized, misplaced, and misinstructed. The major focus of providing students with a Free and Appropriate Public Education in the LRE (least restricted environment) offers some improvement in the lives of African American students who live and function with exceptionalities (Andrews et al., 2000).
Supreme Court, where Justice Felix Frankfurter denied Merrill's claim on the grounds: "Ignorance of the law is no excuse; people are expected to know the law even if it appears in an obscure federal publication such as the Federal Register" (even if they are negligently misinstructed by government employees).