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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

adjective confusing, false, ambiguous, deceptive, spurious, evasive, disingenuous, tricky (informal), deceitful, specious, delusive, delusory, sophistical, casuistical, unstraightforward The article contains several misleading statements.
open, clear, true, direct, simple, frank, obvious, correct, plain, genuine, straightforward, explicit, sincere, honest, candid, truthful, dinkum (Austral & N.Z. informal)

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 ?
"No intention of misleading you, madam, has ever crossed my mind," he rejoined warmly.
The net result seems to be that, though self-knowledge has a definite and important contribution to make to psychology, it is exceedingly misleading unless it is constantly checked and controlled by the test of external observation, and by the theories which such observation suggests when applied to animal behaviour.
"You are an angel: I am not worthy of you, but I am afraid of misleading you."
THIS refers to the news report 'Misleading lane markings on Kashmir Highway endanger motorists' (July 23).
The first charge was providing false or misleading information for allowances claims, contrary to section 10 of the Parliamentary Standards Act 2009.
Summary: New Delhi (India), Dec 16 (ANI): Congress leader Pramod Tiwari said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi should be better named as "Gumrah" for misleading the Supreme Court and the nation on Rafale deal and other issues.
MISLEADING DISCOUNTS: Traders must not advertise goods for longer than they were sold at their full price.
The Australian royal commission revealed that since as far back as 2012, the firm had been using misleading statements online.
Corps Public Education Officer, Mr Bisi Kazeem, in a statement on Thursday in Abuja, described the publication as fake and misleading.
According to the 'Nyedzilo' hitmaker lyrical beefs, which became prominent during American stars, Notorious BIG and Tupac era, were misleading.
The country's major air purifier manufacturers including Coway and Chungho Nais have been fined 1.5 billion won in total for misleading advertising.