misanalysis

noun mis·anal·y·sis \ ˌmis-ə-ˈna-lə-səs \

Definition of misanalysis

plural misanalyses play \ˌmis-ə-ˈna-lə-ˌsēz\
: the act or an instance of analyzing something improperly : bad or incorrect analysis
  • … is indelibly associated with what is surely one of the two or three greatest disasters in the history of American foreign policy—the misanalysis of the Chinese revolution of the 1940s …
  • —Chalmers Johnson

First Known Use of misanalysis

1906

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