Definitions for misplaced

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. misplaced(adj)

    put in the wrong place or position

    "She was penalized for a spelling mistake or a misplaced accent"

  2. mislaid, misplaced(adj)

    lost temporarily; as especially put in an unaccustomed or forgotten place

    "the mislaid hat turned up eventually"; "misplaced tickets"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. misplaced(adjective)ɪsplˈeɪst

    (of emotions or ideas) not appropriate

    misplaced trust/anger/loyalty/concerns etc.; Calls for his resignation are totally misplaced.


  1. misplaced(Adjective)

    Uncomfortable, especially due to one's surroundings.

    I felt so misplaced at that party last night.

  2. misplaced(Adjective)

    Lost; disoriented.

    I was looking for the supermarket but then I got misplaced.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Misplaced

    of Misplace


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