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  Words related to misdirection

Related / Similar Words: distraction, mismanagement

 

Definition:
  • the act of distracting; drawing someone''s attention away from something; "conjurers are experts at misdirection";
  • management that is careless or inefficient; "he accomplished little due to the mismanagement of his energies";
  • incorrect directions or instructions;
  • an incorrect charge to a jury given by a judge;

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    Hyponyms: screwup

     

    Derivational Morphology: distract, deflect, mismanage, mishandle, misconduct, mislead, misdirect, misguide, lead astray

     

     
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