from The Century Dictionary.
- To instruct amiss.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- transitive verb To instruct amiss.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- verb To
instructbadly or wrongly.
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mis- + instruct
We have had a sense of what it means to "give scandal" or to misinstruct the faithful about the teachings of their own Church.