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Definition of "mischaracterization" [mischaracterization]

  • The act of characterizing something in an inaccurate or misleading way (noun)

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Use "mischaracterization" in a sentence
  • "Now, Roberts also said the committee found no evidence that political pressure was a factor in what he termed the mischaracterization or exaggeration of the intelligence on Iraq's weapons of mass destruction capabilities."
  • "If that’s what she meant, then I apologize for furthering her mischaracterization from the article."
  • "But look, the president is using every means of communication at his disposal to go out here and it is on talk radio that the White House would say a lot of what they would call mischaracterization, misperceptions or outright misleading statements about the bill have been made."