misdirection

Primary Meanings of misdirection

1.
n
incorrect directions or instructions
2.
n
an incorrect charge to a jury given by a judge
Full Definitions of misdirection
1

n incorrect directions or instructions

Type of:
direction, instruction
a message describing how something is to be done

n management that is careless or inefficient

Synonyms:
mismanagement
Types:
screwup
the complete mismanagement or mishandling of a situation
Type of:
direction, management
the act of managing something

n the act of distracting; drawing someone's attention away from something

“conjurers are experts at misdirection
Synonyms:
distraction
Type of:
alteration, revision
the act of revising or altering (involving reconsideration and modification)
2

n an incorrect charge to a jury given by a judge

Type of:
charge, commission, direction
a formal statement of a command or injunction to do something

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