mislearn

verb
mis·​learn | \ ˌmis-ˈlərn How to pronounce mislearn (audio) \
mislearned; mislearning

Definition of mislearn

transitive + intransitive

: to learn incorrectly : to acquire incorrect knowledge … students with high abilities in math are more likely to forget or mislearn science and mathematics content when they review it more than two or three times.— Susan K. Johnsen and James Kendrick We learn and mislearn from experience.— David Brooks

First Known Use of mislearn

1648, in the meaning defined above

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“Mislearn.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mislearn. Accessed 1 Aug. 2021.

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