misdescription

noun

mis·​de·​scrip·​tion ˌmis-di-ˈskrip-shən How to pronounce misdescription (audio)
plural misdescriptions
: a wrong or inaccurate description
… her own misguided misdescription of herself as English.John Plotz

Word History

First Known Use

1810, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of misdescription was in 1810

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“Misdescription.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/misdescription. Accessed 25 Feb. 2024.

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