mis·​ci·​ta·​tion ˌmis-sī-ˈtā-shən How to pronounce miscitation (audio)
plural miscitations
: an act or instance of citing something wrongly
miscitation of the law
There are unfortunately dozens of similar miscitations in the medical literature on guns and violence.Gary Kleck

Word History

First Known Use

1634, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of miscitation was in 1634

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“Miscitation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/miscitation. Accessed 30 Nov. 2023.

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