1. [ noun ] (law) an incorrect charge to a jury given by a judge
Related terms: commission
2. [ noun ] management that is careless or inefficient
Synonyms: mismanagement

"he accomplished little due to the mismanagement of his energies"

Related terms: management screwup mismanage
3. [ noun ] the act of distracting; drawing someone's attention away from something
Synonyms: distraction

"conjurers are experts at misdirection"

Related terms: revision distract
4. [ noun ] incorrect directions or instructions
Related terms: direction mislead
Similar spelling:   misdirect