Definition of mispunctuation in English:

mispunctuation

noun

  • Incorrect or faulty punctuation; (occasionally) an instance of this.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in Robert Southey (1774–1843), poet and reviewer. From mis- + punctuation.

Pronunciation

mispunctuation

/ˌmɪspʌŋ(k)tʃʊˈeɪʃn//ˌmɪspʌŋ(k)tjʊˈeɪʃn/