from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To label inaccurately.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To label incorrectly.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To mark with a wrong label, designation, or address.
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That's what is needed for people in the U.S. and other western countries to not fear, mislabel, or hate muslims. jm
DSM 5 will dramatically increase prevalence by adding five new, very common "disorders" that together will mislabel many millions of people now considered normal.
I think you'd better get your facts from someone other than the "never met a lie we wouldn't report, or a video clip we wouldn't mislabel," Fox News.
He put the “liberal” label (or allowed people like RedCon to mislabel) or center-right policies.
It is completely irresponsible to mislabel Kafka — who dedicated most of his entire life to writing fiction as only a writer and never ever once declared himself as a philosopher in any of his writings — as an existentialist based on his fiction, most of which was published against his wishes after he passed away.
IMHO, it's best to dispense with nonsensical pejorative terms that may only serve to mislabel or stigmatize.
The characters are mostly cyphers or broadly painted bundles of somewhat vague motivations that people who like to appear intelligent will mislabel "archetypes."
“Socialism” — as Europeans tell us Americans when we misuse the term we often mislabel welfare statism as “socialism” — means that the State owns the means of production.
We simplify and mislabel while sallying forth with a “cartoonish” view of the people and countries we intend to set straight.
The parents feel that testing 4 yrs old expecting "standardized" results will mislabel children.