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Definition of "misrepresentation" []

  • Erroneous or false representation; an unfair or dishonest account or exposition; a false statement: as, to injure one's character by misrepresentations. (noun)
  • Incorrect or unfaithful representation in the capacity of agent or official representative, as of a principal in a matter of business, or of constituents in legislation. (noun)
  • In map-making, faultiness in a map-projection, estimated with regard to its unequal scale in different parts and to its distortion of angles. (noun)

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Use "misrepresentation" in a sentence
  • "This whole age of misrepresentation is really going to hurt later on I think."
  • "As misrepresentation is not necessary, it is of questionable importance to achieving the goal of getting attention and bringing about political results."
  • "MikeGene: Yet not all misrepresentation is overstatement."