Definitions

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  • v. To instruct badly or wrongly.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To instruct amiss.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To instruct amiss.

Etymologies

mis- +‎ instruct (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • We have had a sense of what it means to "give scandal" or to misinstruct the faithful about the teachings of their own Church.

    Musings of a Pertinacious Papist

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