Definitions for misplacement

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

mis•placemɪsˈpleɪs(v.t.)-placed, -plac•ing.

  1. to put in a wrong place.

  2. to put in a place afterward forgotten; lose; mislay.

  3. to place or bestow improperly, unsuitably, or unwisely:

    to misplace one's trust.

Origin of misplace:

1545–55

mis•place′ment(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. malposition, misplacement(noun)

    faulty position

Wiktionary

  1. misplacement(Noun)

    Bad placement.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Misplacement(noun)

    the act of misplacing, or the state of being misplaced

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