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English Dictionary: misrepresentation by the DICT Development Group
2 results for misrepresentation
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
  1. a misleading falsehood [syn: misrepresentation, deceit, deception]
  2. a willful perversion of facts
    Synonym(s): falsification, misrepresentation
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Misrepresentation \Mis*rep`re*sen*ta"tion\, n.
      Untrue representation; false or incorrect statement or
      account; -- usually unfavorable to the thing represented; as,
      a misrepresentation of a person's motives. --Sydney Smith.
      Note: In popular use, this word often conveys the idea of
               intentional untruth.
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