1. misleading

adjective. ['mɪˈsliːdɪŋ'] designed to deceive or mislead either deliberately or inadvertently.


  • deceptive
  • dishonorable
  • dishonest


  • superior
  • strong
  • real
  • sincere

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Rhymes with Misleading

  • superseding
  • stampeding
  • interceding
  • succeeding
  • proceeding
  • preceeding
  • preceding
  • misreading
  • inbreeding
  • conceding
  • seceding
  • rereading
  • receding
  • impeding
  • exceeding
  • acceding
  • speeding
  • pleading
  • breeding
  • bleeding
  • weeding
  • seeding
  • reding
  • reading
  • needing
  • kneading
  • heeding
  • feeding
  • ceding

How do you pronounce misleading?

Pronounce misleading as mɪsˈlidɪŋ.

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Sentences with misleading

1. Noun, singular or mass
Never leave it blank or use a misleading subject line to get attention.

2. Verb, gerund or present participle
Unfamiliar statements can be misleading as to whether or not the sender is requesting payment.

3. Adjective
The name can be misleading.

Quotes about misleading

1. I still think I love him more. It's one of those things you never know for certain because there's no way to enter all the relationship data in a computer and have it spit out a definitive answer. You can't quantify love, and if you try, you wind up focusing on misleading factors.
- Emily Giffin, Baby Proof

2. An educated person is one who has learned that information almost always turns out to be at best incomplete and very often false, misleading, fictitious, mendacious - just dead wrong.
- Russell Baker

3. The library is full of stories of supposed triumphs which makes me very suspicious of it. It's misleading for people to read about great successes, since even for middle-class and upper-class white people, in my experience, failure is the norm
- Kurt Vonnegut, Hocus Pocus