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Definition of "mischaracterized" []

  • Simple past tense and past participle of mischaracterize. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "mischaracterized" in a sentence
  • "According to The Produce News, "United Fresh is concerned that the Environmental Working Group has 'mischaracterized' [government] pesticide residue data in its Dirty Dozen list, an annual ranking of the top 12 fruits and vegetables with the highest pesticide residues.""
  • "The White House changed his mind, however, and Morrell, who said Secretary Gates believed his Tuesday comments had been "mischaracterized," asked him to release a "statement of clarification," something like what Catholics might call an act of contrition."
  • "There is also the point of whether press accounts have "mischaracterized" Reichert's stance on the issue."