mischannel

mischannel

(mɪsˈtʃænəl)
vb
to channel wrongly
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
References in periodicals archive ?
His subsequent beating of the creature, in whose eyes he has seen himself, is both mischanneled and mishandled: eroticism and self-flagellation at one remove.
Or, is it simply mischanneled, when it could be used to enhance and increase learning?
I really, truly, deeply and utterly believe that nothing will be done that matters as far as the environment is concerned until some radical issues are dealt with, the first of them being the reliability and appropriateness of environmental organizations, who I think have systematically, whether they intended it or not, effectively mischanneled public attention and public resources.