|1.||[ noun ] (law) an incorrect charge to a jury given by a judge|
|2.||[ noun ] management that is careless or inefficient|
"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|
"conjurers are experts at misdirection"
|Related terms:||revision distract|
|4.||[ noun ] incorrect directions or instructions|
|Related terms:||direction mislead|