Webster's Dictionary, 1913
Misle intransitive verb
[ imperfect & past participle Misled
; present participle & verbal noun Misling
.] [ Prop. mistle
, from mist
. Confer Mistle
.] To rain in very fine drops, like a thick mist; to mizzle.
Misle 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 noun One who leads into error.
Misleading adjective Leading astray; delusive.
Mislearn transitive verb To learn wrongly.
Misled imperfect & past participle of Mislead .
Mislight transitive verb To deceive or lead astray with a false light. Herrick.
(-līk") transitive verb & i.
[ imperfect & past participle Misliked
(līkt"); present participle & verbal noun Misliking
.] [ Anglo-Saxon mislīcian
to displease. See Like
] To dislike; to disapprove of; to have aversion to; as, to mislike a man.
Who may like or mislike what he says. I. Taylor.
Mislike noun Dislike; disapprobation; aversion.
Misliker noun One who dislikes.
Misliking noun Dislike; aversion.
Mislin noun & adjective See Maslin .
Mislive intransitive verb To live amiss.
Mislodge transitive verb To lodge amiss. [ Obsolete]
Misluck noun Ill luck; misfortune.
Misly adjective Raining in very small drops.
Mismake (mĭs*māk") transitive verb To make or form amiss; to spoil in making. "Limping possibilities of mismade human nature." Mrs. Browning.
Mismanage transitive verb & i. To manage ill or improperly; as, to mismanage public affairs.
Mismanagement noun Wrong or bad management; as, he failed through mismagement .
Mismanager noun One who manages ill.
Mismark transitive verb To mark wrongly.
Mismatch transitive verb To match unsuitably.
Mismate transitive verb To mate wrongly or unsuitably; as, to mismate gloves or shoes; a mismated couple.
Mismeasure transitive verb To measure or estimate incorrectly.
Mismeasurement noun Wrong measurement.
Mismeter transitive verb To give the wrong meter to, as to a line of verse. [ R.] Chaucer.
Misname transitive verb To call by the wrong name; to give a wrong or inappropriate name to.
[ Old French prefix mes-
amiss, wrong (L. minus
less) + French nommer
to name, Latin nominare
, from nomen
name. See Name
.] The misnaming of a person in a legal instrument, as in a complaint or indictment; any misnaming of a person or thing; a wrong or inapplicable name or title.
Many of the changes, by a great misnomer , called parliamentary "reforms". Burke.
The word "synonym" is fact a misnomer . Whatel....
Misnomer transitive verb To misname. [ R.]
Misnumber transitive verb To number wrongly.
Misnurture transitive verb To nurture or train wrongly; as, to misnurture children. Bp. Hall.
Misobedience noun Mistaken obedience; disobedience. [ Obsolete] Milton.
Misobserve transitive verb To observe inaccurately; to mistake in observing. Locke.
Misobserver noun One who misobserves; one who fails to observe properly.
Misogamist noun [ Greek misei^n to hate + ... marriage.] A hater of marriage.
Misogamy noun [ Confer French misogamie .] Hatre... of marriage.
Misogynist (mĭ*sŏj"ĭ*nĭst) noun [ Greek misogy`nhs , misogy`naios ; misei^n to hate + gynh` : confer French misogyne .] A woman hater. Fuller.
Misogynous adjective Hating women.
Misogyny noun [ Greek misogyni`a : confer French misogynie .] Hatred of women. Johnson.
Misology (mĭ*sŏl"o*jȳ) noun [ Greek misologi`a ; misei^n to hate + lo`gos discourse.] Hatred of argument or discussion; hatred of enlightenment. G. H. Lewes.
Misopinion noun Wrong opinion. [ Obsolete]
Misorder transitive verb To order ill; to manage erroneously; to conduct badly. [ Obsolete] Shak.
Misorder noun Irregularity; disorder. [ Obsolete] Camden.
Misorderly adjective Irregular; disorderly. [ Obsolete]
Misordination noun Wrong ordination.
Misotheism noun [ Greek misei^n to hate + qeo`s god.] Hatred of God. De Quincey.
Mispaint transitive verb To paint ill, or wrongly.