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English noun: misdirection

1. misdirection (communication) an incorrect charge to a jury given by a judge

Broader (hypernym)charge, commission, direction

2. misdirection (communication) incorrect directions or instructions

Broader (hypernym)direction, instruction

3. misdirection (act) management that is careless or inefficient

SamplesHe accomplished little due to the mismanagement of his energies.


Broader (hypernym)direction, management

Narrower (hyponym)screwup

4. misdirection (act) the act of distracting; drawing someone's attention away from something

SamplesConjurers are experts at misdirection.


Broader (hypernym)alteration, revision

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