[ UK /mɪskwə‍ʊtˈe‍ɪʃən/ ]
  1. an incorrect quotation
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How To Use misquotation In A Sentence

  • There are many unbelievers who tried to point out several alleged contradictions in the Qur'an but all of their attempts were either out of context, mistranslations or misquotations.
  • Readers who learned about this integrity scandal only from The Washington Post today would think that this was just a minor incident designed to correct some misquotations, and that Zinsmeister just handled the situtation "unartfully," to use Tony Snow's word of defense. Archive 2006-05-01
  • Sir John, who was the former head of the Met Office but is now living in semi-active retirement in Wales, said he is considering taking legal action because he feels that the continued recycling of the misquotation is doing him and his science a huge disfavour. Archive 2010-02-01
  • So Bret Stephens is brain-dead, his conscience and journalistic competence freeze-dried one devastating scientific misapprehension, misquotation and kited factoid at a time. The sadists, the masochists and the scientists
  • Too often worn down by sloganeering or lost in misquotation, the truths of this statement are delicate, and seldom receive the careful consideration they demand.
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