What is another word for misstatement?

265 synonyms found


[ mɪsstˈe͡ɪtmənt], [ mɪsstˈe‍ɪtmənt], [ m_ɪ_s_s_t_ˈeɪ_t_m_ə_n_t]

Misstatement refers to an incorrect or inaccurate statement made with the intention of misleading someone. There are a variety of synonyms that can be used interchangeably with this word, including misrepresentation, falsehood, inaccuracy, error, mistake, distortion, fallacy, untruth, and fabrication. These words all share the common thread of conveying an untruth, whether it be intentional or unintentional. It's important to choose the correct synonym when discussing misstatements as each word has its own subtle connotations and implications. Regardless of which word you choose, being truthful and accurate in your communication is always the best course of action.

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Definition of "misstatement"

A statement is a factual statement that is not true. A misstatement is a mistake in the statement. There are six types of misstatement: 1. Facts: a statement contains information that is not accurate. This could be due to forgetfulness, inattention, or deliberate falsehood. 2. Opinions: a statement reflects one's personal opinion, and is not necessarily accurate. 3. Conclusions: a statement draws a definite, although unsupported, conclusion. 4. Assumptions: a statement makes an assumption without providing sufficient evidence to support it. 5.

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