misleading

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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.
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