Mislead vs Misdirected - What's the difference?
As verbs the difference between mislead and misdirected
is that mislead
is (literally) to lead astray, in a false direction while misdirected
(literally) To lead astray, in a false direction.
To deceive by telling lies or otherwise giving a false impression.
To deceptively trick into something wrong.
To accidentally or intentionally confuse.
- ''The preacher elaborated Satan's ways to mislead us into sin
* (lead in a false direction) misguide, misinform
* (deceive by giving a false impression) deceive, delude, beguile, cheat
* (trick into something wrong) seduce
* misleading (pos a
To direct something wrongly
, date = 21 August 2012
, first = Ed
, last = Pilkington
, title = Death penalty on trial: should Reggie Clemons live or die?
, newspaper = The Guardian
, url = http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2012/aug/21/death-penalty-trial-reggie-clemons?newsfeed=true
, page =
, passage = In this account of events, the cards were stacked against Clemons from the beginning. His appeal lawyers have argued that he was physically beaten into making a confession, the jury was wrongfully selected and misdirected
, and his conviction largely achieved on individual testimony with no supporting forensic evidence presented.}}
To put the incorrect address on a mail item