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Usage examples for misinformation

  1. But this order, in consequence of some misinformation, did not correctly describe the situation of the ships. – The History of England from the Accession of James II. Volume 1 (of 5) by Thomas Babington Macaulay
  2. The misinformation as to the terms of the act which has been so widely disseminated at home and abroad will be corrected by experience, and the evil auguries as to its results confounded by the market reports, the savings banks, international trade balances, and the general prosperity of our people. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  3. However, the financial misinformation imparted by one's own flesh and blood is more easily forgiven than that which emanates from one's regular broker. – The Opinions of a Philosopher by Robert Grant
  4. Some correspondents had been taken on 'personally conducted' tours; but because of misinformation sent out the tours were no longer in vogue. – The Log of a Noncombatant by Horace Green
  5. Those whose benevolence was a mixture of sentimentality and romantic misinformation thought the Indians ought to be left where contact with the whites would tend to civilize and Christianize them. – Stories Of Georgia 1896 by Joel Chandler Harris
  6. No greater service can be rendered the community than for those who are conducting discussions of health to teach people how to read correctly this mass of information regarding health, to separate misinformation from information, and to apply the lessons learned to personal and public hygiene. – Civics and Health by William H. Allen
  7. It was Conservative, and it probably received from correspondents in Canada a good deal of misinformation and prejudiced opinion in regard to the aims of the Reformers. – George Brown by John Lewis
  8. Much misinformation concerning this madrigal drama has been disseminated by the comfortable process of repeating without scrutiny errors early fastened upon histories of music. – Some Forerunners of Italian Opera by William James Henderson
  9. The amount of misinformation that creeps into arguments pro and con in respect to tariff rates is such as to require the kind of investigation that I have directed the tariff board to make, an investigation undertaken by it wholly without respect to the effect which the facts may have in calling for a readjustment of the rates of duty. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  10. In addition a constant stream of information and misinformation was going northward from treasury agents, officers of the army, the Freedmen's Bureau, teachers, and missionaries. – The Sequel of Appomattox A Chronicle of the Reunion of the States, Volume 32 In The Chronicles Of America Series by Walter Lynwood Fleming
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