mis·​cor·​re·​la·​tion ˌmis-ˈˌkȯr-ə-ˈlā-shən How to pronounce miscorrelation (audio)
plural miscorrelations
: the state or an instance of being wrongly or improperly correlated : bad or wrong correlation
the miscorrelation of a rock layer with older layers

Word History

First Known Use

1924, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of miscorrelation was in 1924

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“Miscorrelation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/miscorrelation. Accessed 4 Dec. 2023.

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