What does misused mean?

Definitions for misused

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word misused.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. misused(adj)

    used incorrectly or carelessly or for an improper purpose

    "misused words are often laughable but one weeps for misused talents"


  1. misused(Adjective)

    Describing something that is used in an incorrect or inappropriate manner.

    The oft misused word didn't mean what he thought it meant, but everyone else misunderstood it too.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of misused in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of misused in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Images & Illustrations of misused

  1. misusedmisusedmisused

Translations for misused

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • سوء الاستعمالArabic

Get even more translations for misused »


Find a translation for the misused definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these misused definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"misused." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2017. Web. 12 Dec. 2017. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/misused>.

Are we missing a good definition for misused? Don't keep it to yourself...

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for misused:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.