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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A wrong statement; an erroneous account or relation: as, a misstatement of facts in testimony, or of accounts in a report.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun An incorrect statement.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A statement that is false. Usually indicating an error rather than an intentional lie.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a statement that contains a mistake

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