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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

An erroneous classification for a coin, based on its distinguishing features, as date, design, or metal; An act or instance of ascribing something incorrectly.

Usage examples (37)
  • "misattribution," also known as excitation transfer theory.
  • The origin of the misattribution to Euripides is unknown.
  • One concerns attribution, misattribution and reattribution.
  • Ah, cherry-picking and misattribution, what would life be without you? for more
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