What does Misplaced mean?

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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"

Wiktionary

  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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How to say Misplaced in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Misplaced in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Misplaced in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of Misplaced in a Sentence

  1. Editor Will Dana:

    In the face of new information, there now appear to be discrepancies in Jackie's account, and we have come to the conclusion that our trust in her was misplaced, we were trying to be sensitive to the unfair shame and humiliation many women feel after a sexual assault and now regret the decision to not contact the alleged assaulters to get their account.

  2. Undersecretary John Cohen:

    That fear, from a law enforcement perspective, is highly misplaced, it may be effective at energizing the base, but it creates a needless fear of the caravan.

  3. The NCAA:

    The behavior in this case, which placed the desire to achieve success on the basketball court over academic integrity, demonstrated clearly misplaced institutional priorities.

  4. Steven Hoffman:

    Gwyneth Paltrow's messages, it's mostly that she's recommending practices that don't work, the biggest harm is the loss or waste of money and the misplaced attention away from practices that actually work.

  5. Lady Mary Wortley Montagu:

    It is the common error of builders and parents to follow some plan they think beautiful (and perhaps is so) without considering that nothing is beautiful that is misplaced.

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