Word of the Day: Misnomer

mis-no-mer / ˌmis-ˈnō-mər   noun  
  1. the wrong name or designation for something
Time-management is a misnomer, the challenge is to manage ourselves. from ‘The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People’ by Stephen Covey, 1932-2012  
  1. the use of the wrong name
Maybe we don’t recognize satisfaction because it is disguised as radical generosity, a strange misnomer in a consumer culture. from ‘7: An Experimental Mutiny Against Excess’ by Jen Hatmaker, 1974-