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Negative ConnotationPlay
The word 'misinform' suggests a harmful intent or a negative impact on the receiver. SlidePoliticians who misinform voters damage democracy.
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Unintentional MisusePlay
Sometimes 'misinform' is used wrongly to describe accidental misinformation without malicious intent. SlideHe misinformed me about the schedule, not knowing it had changed.
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Ethical DilemmaPlay
'Misinform' is often at the center of ethical discussions about responsibility and truth. SlideA journalist must not misinform the public, even under pressure.