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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A statement that contains a mistake.

Usage examples (37)
  • If their misstatement is designed to mislead others, then they are lying; if not, then they are merely mistaken.
  • That scares and angers us more than any so-called misstatement about the mood of the country.
  • Nothing Biden said was characterized as a misstatement, though McCain campaign blogger found 14.
  • I love how "bald" modifies the euphemism "misstatement" - how does one blatantly and emphatically make a "misstatement"? for more
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