[ US /ˌmɪsɹɛpɹɪˈzɛnɪd, ˌmɪsɹɛpɹɪˈzɛntɪd/ ]
[ UK /mɪsɹˌɛpɹɪzˈɛntɪd/ ]
  1. having an intended meaning altered or misrepresented
    a perverted translation of the poem
    many of the facts seemed twisted out of any semblance to reality
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How To Use misrepresented In A Sentence

  • When the first mode is adopted, the person whose meaning is misrepresented, thinks that an opinion, not his own, has been calumniously attributed to him. The Works of James Arminius, Vol. 1
  • Perhaps a closer analogy would be with a telescope that misrepresented what we were looking at.
  • We do not accept that we have misrepresented their views. Times, Sunday Times
  • House of Representatives and pretty much misrepresented her and any resident of his district sociallly to the left of Savanarola while helping to perpetrate the now-classic Reaganite Republican big con of voting for tax cuts for the rich and policies that screwed over the working class residents of his district whose interests, he swore, he was protecting by selling them out. Random Thought Number One on The Hoosier Hypocrite
  • Will you state, again, that they misrepresented themselves to you when you first met them at the caravansarai in Sarida. Spirit Gate
  • It has been misrepresented by those who claim to be its advocates; and it has been misperceived by those who claim to be its opponents.
  • The Lava revisionist group openly capitulated to the Marcos regime and misrepresented it as representative of the national bourgeoisie, as one interested in “noncapitalist development”and as one trying hard to free itself from a U.S. dictated policy of “neocolonial industrialization.” Introduction to Philippine Economy and Politics - Jose Maria Sison CPP
  • Once again the high culture of the past is misrepresented through the distorting spectacles of the present. Times, Sunday Times
  • Keynes deliberately misrepresented the views of his opponents.
  • But we had a confrontation because Teri found out that I—I guess you would call it, misrepresented myself on my résumé. Younger
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