misinformed

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adjective mis·in·formed \ ˌmis-in-ˈfȯrmd \
Updated on: 11 Sep 2017

Definition of misinformed

:wrongly or badly informed: such as
a :having wrong or inaccurate information about a topic
  • He was slightly misinformed on a few points of the discussion.
  • They have found that some amateurs are greedy, destructive, and badly misinformed.
  • —June Culp Zeitner
  • The whole anchovy came later; and don't let a snooty, misinformed waiter make you feel stupid if you don't want some skanky little dead fish laid to rest atop your salad.
  • —Clark Wolf
  • " … Even the Press, being human, may be sometimes mistaken or misinformed … . "
  • —Charles Dickens
b :based on wrong or inaccurate information
  • a misinformed view
  • misinformed statements/claims
  • Inadequate knowledge can contribute to misinformed attitudes about special education …
  • —Carolyn Babione and Catherine Shea

First Known Use of misinformed

15th century


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