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Definition 1: a willful perversion of facts - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for misrepresentation in the sense of this definition

(misrepresentation is a kind of ...) activity that transgresses moral or civil law

"he denied any wrongdoing"

(... is a kind of misrepresentation ) the act of distorting something so it seems to mean something it was not intended to mean

(... is a kind of misrepresentation ) falsification by means of vague or ambiguous language

(... is a kind of misrepresentation ) the deliberate act of deviating from the truth

(... is a kind of misrepresentation ) the act of deceiving

Definition 2: a misleading falsehood - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for misrepresentation in the sense of this definition

(misrepresentation is a kind of ...) a false statement

(... is a kind of misrepresentation ) communication (written or spoken) that persuades someone to accept something untrue or undesirable

"they tried to sell me a bill of goods about a secondhand car"

(... is a kind of misrepresentation ) a fraudulent or duplicitous representation

(... is a kind of misrepresentation ) verbal misrepresentation intended to take advantage of you in some way

(... is a kind of misrepresentation ) something intended to misrepresent the true nature of an activity

"he wasn't sick--it was just a subterfuge" "the holding company was just a blind"

(... is a kind of misrepresentation ) pretending with intention to deceive

(... is a kind of misrepresentation ) a long and elaborate misrepresentation

(... is a kind of misrepresentation ) making to seem more important than it really is

(... is a kind of misrepresentation ) a showy misrepresentation intended to conceal something unpleasant

(... is a kind of misrepresentation ) a partially true statement intended to deceive or mislead

(... is a kind of misrepresentation ) communication (written or spoken) intended to deceive

(... is a kind of misrepresentation ) a statement that is not literally false but that cleverly avoids an unpleasant truth

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