misdirection

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noun mis·di·rec·tion \-ˈrek-shən\

Definition of misdirection

  1. 1 :  a wrong direction

  2. 2a :  the act or an instance of misdirecting or divertingb :  the state of being misdirected

1675

First Known Use of misdirection

1675

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