Misguess Mis·guess" transitive verb & i. To guess wrongly.
Misguidance Mis·guid"ance noun Wrong guidance.
Misguide Mis·guide" transitive verb To guide wrongly; to lead astray; as, to misguide the understanding.
Misguide Mis·guide" noun Misguidance; error. [ Obsolete] Spenser.
Misguiding Mis·guid"ing adjective Misleading. -- Mis*guid"ing*ly , adverb
Misgye Mis·gye" transitive verb To misguide. [ Obsolete]
Mishandle Mis·han"dle transitive verb To handle ill or wrongly; to maltreat.
Mishap Mis·hap" noun Evil accident; ill luck; misfortune; mischance. Chaucer.
Secure from worldly chances and mishaps . Shak.
Mishap Mis·hap" intransitive verb To happen unluckily; -- used impersonally. [ Obsolete] "If that me mishap ." Chaucer.
Mishappen Mis·hap"pen intransitive verb To happen ill or unluckily. Spenser.
Mishappy Mis·hap"py adjective Unhappy. [ Obsolete]
Mishcup Mish·cup" noun [ See Scup .] (Zoology) The scup. [ Local, U. S.]
Mishear Mis·hear" transitive verb & i. To hear incorrectly.
Mishmash Mish"mash` noun [ Confer German mish- mash , from mischen to mix.] A hotchpotch. Sir T. Herbert.
Mishna Mish"na noun [ NHeb. mishnāh , i. e., repetition, doubling, explanation (of the divine law), from Hebrew shānāh to change, to repeat.] A collection or digest of Jewish traditions and explanations of Scripture, forming the text of the Talmud. [ Written also Mischna .]
Mishnic Mish"nic adjective Of or pertaining to the Mishna.
Misimagination Mis`im·ag`i·na"tion noun Wrong imagination; delusion. Bp. Hall.
Misimprove Mis`im·prove" transitive verb To use for a bad purpose; to abuse; to misuse; as, to misimprove time, talents, advantages, etc. South. Mis`im*prove"ment noun Ill use or employment; use for a bad purpose.
Misincline Mis"in·cline" transitive verb To cause to have a wrong inclination or tendency; to affect wrongly.
Misinfer Mis`in·fer" transitive verb To infer incorrectly.
Misinform Mis`in·form" transitive verb To give untrue information to; to inform wrongly.
Misinform Mis`in·form" intransitive verb To give untrue information; (with against ) to calumniate. [ R.] Bp. Montagu.
Misinformant Mis`in·form"ant noun A misinformer.
Misinformation Mis·in`for·ma"tion noun Untrue or incorrect information. Bacon.
Misinformer Mis`in·form"er noun One who gives untrue or incorrect information.
Misinstruct Mis`in·struct" transitive verb To instruct amiss.
Misinstruction Mis`in·struc"tion noun Wrong or improper instruction.
Misintelligence Mis`in·tel"li·gence noun 1. Wrong information; misinformation. 2. Disagreement; misunderstanding. [ Obsolete]
Misintend Mis`in·tend" transitive verb To aim amiss. [ Obsolete]
Misinterpret Mis`in·ter"pret transitive verb To interpret erroneously; to understand or to explain in a wrong sense.
Misinterpretable Mis`in·ter"pret·a·ble adjective Capable of being misinterpreted; liable to be misunderstood.
Misinterpretation Mis`in·ter"pre·ta"tion noun The act of interpreting erroneously; a mistaken interpretation.
Misinterpreter Mis`in·ter"pret·er noun One who interprets erroneously.
Misjoin Mis·join" transitive verb To join unfitly or improperly.
Misjoinder Mis·join"der noun (Law) An incorrect union of parties or of causes of action in a procedure, criminal or civil. Wharton.
Misjudge Mis·judge" transitive verb & i. To judge erroneously or unjustly; to err in judgment; to misconstrue.
Misjudgment Mis·judg"ment noun [ Written also misjudgement .] A wrong or unjust judgment.
Miskeep Mis·keep" transitive verb To keep wrongly. Chaucer.
Misken Mis·ken" transitive verb Not to know. [ Obsolete]
Miskin Mis"kin noun [ Prob. for music + - kin .] (Mus.) A little bagpipe. [ Obsolete] Drayton.
Miskindle Mis·kin"dle transitive verb To kindle amiss; to inflame to a bad purpose; to excite wrongly.
Misknow Mis·know" transitive verb To have a mistaken notion of or about. [ Obsolete] Bp. Hall.
Mislactation Mis`lac·ta"tion noun (Medicine) Defective flow or vitiated condition of the milk.
Mislay Mis·lay" transitive verb
[ imperfect & past participle Mislaid
; present participle & verbal noun Mislaying
.] 1. To lay in a wrong place; to ascribe to a wrong source.
The fault is generally mislaid upon nature. Locke. 2. To lay in a place not recollected; to lose.
The . . . charter, indeed, was unfortunately mislaid : and the prayer of their petition was to obtain one of like import in its stead. Hallam.
Mislayer Mis·lay"er noun One who mislays.
Misle Mi"sle intransitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Misled ; present participle & verbal noun Misling .] [ Prop. mistle , from mist . Confer Mistle , Mizzle .] To rain in very fine drops, like a thick mist; to mizzle.
Misle Mi"sle noun A fine rain; a thick mist; mizzle.
(mĭs*lēd") transitive verb
[ imperfect & past participle Misled
(- lĕd"); present participle & verbal noun Misleading
.] [ Anglo-Saxon mislǣdan
. See Mis-
, and Lead
to conduct.] To lead into a wrong way or path; to lead astray; to guide into error; to cause to mistake; to deceive.
Trust not servants who mislead or misinform you. Bacon.
To give due light Milton. Syn.
To the mislead and lonely traveler.
-- To delude; deceive. See Deceive
Misleader Mis·lead"er noun One who leads into error.
Misleading Mis·lead"ing adjective Leading astray; delusive.