misdescription

noun
mis·​de·​scrip·​tion | \ ˌmis-di-ˈskrip-shən How to pronounce misdescription (audio) \
plural misdescriptions

Definition of misdescription

: a wrong or inaccurate description … her own misguided misdescription of herself as English.— John Plotz

First Known Use of misdescription

1810, in the meaning defined above

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“Misdescription.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/misdescription. Accessed 18 January 2020.

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