misstate v : state something incorrectly; "You misstated my position"
- To make a statement that is in error, to say incorrectly, have a
of the tongue. Implies an unintentional error in speaking
rather than an intentional lie.
- The speaker misstated the year of his grandfather's birth by a hundred years, it was an honest mistake, how often does one speak of the 1800s?
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