HyperDic: misrepresentation

English > 2 senses of the word misrepresentation:
NOUNcommunicationmisrepresentation, deceit, deceptiona misleading falsehood
actmisrepresentation, falsificationa willful perversion of facts
misrepresentation > pronunciation
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > misrepresentation: 2 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA misleading falsehood.
Synonymsdeceit, deception
Narrowerbill of goodscommunication (written or spoken) that persuades someone to accept / accept something untrue or undesirable
evasion, equivocationA statement that is not literally false but that cleverly avoids an unpleasant truth
exaggeration, overstatement, magnificationmaking to seem more important than it really is
facade, window dressingA showy misrepresentation intended to conceal something unpleasant
fraudulence, duplicityA fraudulent or duplicitous representation
half-truthA partially true statement intended to deceive or mislead
humbug, snake oilcommunication (written or spoken) intended to deceive
pretense, pretence, feigning, dissemblingpretending with intention to deceive / deceive
snow jobA long / long and elaborate misrepresentation
subterfuge, blindSomething intended to misrepresent the true nature of an activity
trickery, hocus-pocus, slickness, hanky panky, jiggery-pokery, skulduggery, skullduggeryverbal / verbal misrepresentation intended to take advantage of you in some way
Broaderfalsehood, falsity, untruthA false statement
Spanishdecepción, engaño, fraude, impostura, mentira, tergiversación
Catalanengany, farsa, frau, mentida
Verbsmisrepresentrepresent falsely
misrepresenttamper, with the purpose of deception
English > misrepresentation: 2 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningA willful perversion of facts.
Narrowerdeception, deceit, dissembling, dissimulationThe act of deceiving / deceiving
distortion, overrefinement, straining, torture, twistingThe act of distorting something so it seems to mean something it was not intended to mean
equivocation, tergiversationfalsification by means of vague or ambiguous language
lying, prevarication, fabricationThe deliberate act of deviating from the truth
Broaderwrongdoing, wrongful conduct, misconduct, actus reusActivity that transgresses moral or civil law
Spanishdesfiguración, falsedad, falsificación
Catalanfalsedat, falsificació

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