someone unable to adapt to their circumstances
A person who does not fit in comfortably with the surrounding situation or society; one who cannot conform or adjust to the circumstances in which he lives.
An ill-fitting garment.
A failure to fit well; unsuitability, disparity.
A badly adjusted person; someone unsuitable or set apart because of their habits, behaviour etc.
To fit badly.
the act or the state of fitting badly; as, a misfit in making a coat; a ludicrous misfit
something that fits badly, as a garment
"Misfit" is the second single from UK singer Amy Studt. Released on 9 June 2003, the single reached a peak of #6 in the charts and is Studt's most successful single to date. It was also the most successful single internationally. It is taken from her debut album, False Smiles. The song is criticizing those who conform, labelling them superficial and saying it is all right to be a misfit. It is included on Now 55 in the UK.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
mis-fit′, n. a bad fit, of clothes, &c.—v.t. to make of a wrong size: to supply with something that does not fit.
The numerical value of misfit in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of misfit in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
We wondered why Pluto was a misfit.
A lot of his identity was formed because of his racial ambiguity. ... Terrell felt (like) a misfit most of his life, terrell just wanted to be loved, honestly ... and as a result, made some poor decisions, and I think that's something we can all relate to.
Except in a few well-publicized instances (enough to lend credence to the iconography painted on the walls of the media), the rigorous practice of rugged individualism usually leads to poverty, ostracism and disgrace. The rugged individualist is too often mistaken for the misfit, the maverick, the spoilsport, the sore thumb.
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- Nichtangepasster, NichtangepassteGerman
- desfasado, inadaptadoSpanish
- [[չհարմարված]] [[մարդ]]Armenian
- disadattato, inadattoItalian
- nesiderinti, nepritapėlis, netikti, nepritapėlė, nederėtiLithuanian
- baltā vārna, baltais zvirbulisLatvian
- encaixar, esfarrapado, desajustado, malPortuguese
- неудачник, неудачницаRussian
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