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

 

Hyponyms: screwup

 

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

 

 
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