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[mass noun] False or inaccurate information, especially that which is deliberately intended to deceive:‘nuclear matters are often entangled in a web of secrecy and misinformation’
disinformation, false information, misleading information, deceptionlie, fib, false rumour, gossip, red herring, false trailkidologybum steerView synonyms
- ‘You find that most of their information and propaganda is based on misinformation.’
- ‘It was so interesting it deserves to have its misinformation corrected.’
- ‘To spread misinformation and make derogatory and intolerant remarks about any group is unacceptable.’
- ‘What a pity you have allowed yourself to be used by Liberal Democrat mischief-makers to publish misinformation.’
- ‘Ironically this mine of medical misinformation about sexuality was intended to exalt the state of matrimony.’
- ‘How could it have avoided becoming just another part of the whole elaborate web of half-truths, misinformation and spin?’
- ‘He said misinformation, as well as lack of information are problems to consider.’
- ‘In addition, letters of apology were sent to Josephine by some of those who had given misinformation about her.’
- ‘Sometimes misinformation, exaggerated fictions and relics of wartime propaganda are reported in the media.’
- ‘What we do not need is the selective, or careless, transmission of misinformation or disinformation.’
- ‘And it can be a way of spreading misinformation or distorted information quickly.’
- ‘But, sadly, this is a subject that has become buried under a mountain of misinformation and propaganda.’
- ‘They don't want to give people news or information-they give them misinformation.’
- ‘This makes finding information quicker and easier, but also allows replication of misinformation.’
- ‘There had even been worries that it could have been deliberate misinformation.’
- ‘And they came out with a whole host of false pricing comparisons and we are fighting back against that misinformation.’
- ‘No one is going to get a better self-image if the information they receive is in reality misinformation.’
- ‘Learn to identify and refute official misinformation when you see it.’
- ‘Given the importance of public opinion, let us counter misinformation with a modicum of information.’
- ‘After all, what's to prevent vandals from deleting information or adding misinformation?’
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