Definition of Misidentifying

1. Verb. (present participle of misidentify) ¹



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Definition of Misidentifying

1. misidentify [v] - See also: misidentify

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Misidentifying

mishmis
mishmosh
mishmoshes
mishpachah
mishpocha
mishpochas
mishuga
mishy-phen
mishyphenation
mishyphenations
misidentification
misidentifications
misidentified
misidentifies
misidentify
misidentifying (current term)
misimagination
misimplement
misimplemented
misimplementing
misimplements
misimpression
misimpressions
misimprove
misimproved
misimprovement
misimprovements
misimproves
misimproving
misincentive

Literary usage of Misidentifying

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1. The Friendly Arctic: The Story of Five Years in Polar Regions by Vilhjalmur Stefansson (1921)
"On the way across I had an experience which illustrates how easily one may be deceived into misidentifying even things seen in fairly clear weather. ..."

2. Eternal Possibilities: A Neutral Ground for Meaning and Existence by David Weissman (1977)
"... persists in being itself, standing fast, conserving its own identity as others would facilitate association with the property by misidentifying it. ..."

3. The Shortest and Most Convenient Route: Lewis and Clark in Context by Robert S. Cox (2004)
"... perhaps because they were not able to examine the rock closely enough or, in the case of Lewis misidentifying the limestone at Gates of the Mountains ..."

4. The Copepodologist's Cabinet: A Biographical and Bibliographical History by David M. Damkaer (2002)
"Apparently Moffett did not indicate the host species; he was not the last who was guilty of this or, worse, of misidentifying the host (Brian 1906). ..."

5. Operation Desert Storm: Evaluation of the Air Campaign by Kwai-Cheung Chan (1998)
"This level of inaccuracy resulted from the high winds that affected unguided bomb ballistics and from an error introduced by a contractor in misidentifying ..."

6. Practice of Medicine by Frederick Tice (1921)
"These are usually seen in misidentifying something else as a drug addiction rather than in mistaking a drug addiction for some other disorder. ..."

7. Ecology and Conservation of the Marbled Murrelet by C. John Ralph (1997)
"We felt that it was possible that our measure of productivity might be misidentifying some juveniles. Therefore, we designed an intensive survey method to ..."

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