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mis·char·ac·ter·ize

 (mĭs-kăr′ək-tə-rīz′)
tr.v. mis·char·ac·ter·ized, mis·char·ac·ter·iz·ing, mis·char·ac·ter·iz·es
To give a false or misleading character to: mischaracterized the findings of the study.

mis·char′ac·ter·i·za′tion (-tər-ĭ-zā′shən) n.

mischaracterize

(ˌmɪsˈkærɪktəˌraɪz) or

mischaracterise

vb (tr)
to characterize in an incorrect or misleading manner

mischaracterize


Past participle: mischaracterized
Gerund: mischaracterizing

Imperative
mischaracterize
mischaracterize
Present
I mischaracterize
you mischaracterize
he/she/it mischaracterizes
we mischaracterize
you mischaracterize
they mischaracterize
Preterite
I mischaracterized
you mischaracterized
he/she/it mischaracterized
we mischaracterized
you mischaracterized
they mischaracterized
Present Continuous
I am mischaracterizing
you are mischaracterizing
he/she/it is mischaracterizing
we are mischaracterizing
you are mischaracterizing
they are mischaracterizing
Present Perfect
I have mischaracterized
you have mischaracterized
he/she/it has mischaracterized
we have mischaracterized
you have mischaracterized
they have mischaracterized
Past Continuous
I was mischaracterizing
you were mischaracterizing
he/she/it was mischaracterizing
we were mischaracterizing
you were mischaracterizing
they were mischaracterizing
Past Perfect
I had mischaracterized
you had mischaracterized
he/she/it had mischaracterized
we had mischaracterized
you had mischaracterized
they had mischaracterized
Future
I will mischaracterize
you will mischaracterize
he/she/it will mischaracterize
we will mischaracterize
you will mischaracterize
they will mischaracterize
Future Perfect
I will have mischaracterized
you will have mischaracterized
he/she/it will have mischaracterized
we will have mischaracterized
you will have mischaracterized
they will have mischaracterized
Future Continuous
I will be mischaracterizing
you will be mischaracterizing
he/she/it will be mischaracterizing
we will be mischaracterizing
you will be mischaracterizing
they will be mischaracterizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been mischaracterizing
you have been mischaracterizing
he/she/it has been mischaracterizing
we have been mischaracterizing
you have been mischaracterizing
they have been mischaracterizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been mischaracterizing
you will have been mischaracterizing
he/she/it will have been mischaracterizing
we will have been mischaracterizing
you will have been mischaracterizing
they will have been mischaracterizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been mischaracterizing
you had been mischaracterizing
he/she/it had been mischaracterizing
we had been mischaracterizing
you had been mischaracterizing
they had been mischaracterizing
Conditional
I would mischaracterize
you would mischaracterize
he/she/it would mischaracterize
we would mischaracterize
you would mischaracterize
they would mischaracterize
Past Conditional
I would have mischaracterized
you would have mischaracterized
he/she/it would have mischaracterized
we would have mischaracterized
you would have mischaracterized
they would have mischaracterized
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