Sentence Examples


  • But we have always to be on our guard against misrepresentation, exaggeration and falsehood.
  • This, however, was a misrepresentation of his words.
  • He bore popular abuse and misrepresentation without the slightest murmur or sourness of temper.
  • The picture drawn may be a caricature, or a misrepresentation of the fact - as that of the father of Demosthenes, " blear-eyed with the soot of the glowing mass," &c. - but it is, with rare exceptions, realistically conceived, and it is brought before us with the vivid touches of a Defoe or a Swift, or of the great pictorial satirist of the 18th century, Hogarth.
  • He has been freely charged with gross misrepresentation, an accusation to which he laid himself open, for instance, in the account of the birth of James, the Old Pretender.