Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun misdirection

4 senses of misdirection

Sense 1
misdirection -- (an incorrect charge to a jury given by a judge)
       => commission, charge, direction -- (a formal statement of a command or injunction to do something; "the judge's charge to the jury")

Sense 2
misdirection -- (incorrect directions or instructions)
       => direction, instruction -- (a message describing how something is to be done; "he gave directions faster than she could follow them")

Sense 3
mismanagement, misdirection -- (management that is careless or inefficient; "he accomplished little due to the mismanagement of his energies")
       => management, direction -- (the act of managing something; "he was given overall management of the program"; "is the direction of the economy a function of government?")

Sense 4
distraction, misdirection -- (the act of distracting; drawing someone's attention away from something; "conjurers are experts at misdirection")
       => revision, alteration -- (the act of revising or altering (involving reconsideration and modification); "it would require a drastic revision of his opinion")

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