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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

How to pronounce Misplaced?

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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. Marvin Cooley:

    We must pity the poor wretched, timid soul who is too faint-hearted to resist his oppressors. He sings the song of the dammed: “I can’t fight back; I have too much to lose; I own too much property; I have worked too hard to get what I have; They will put me out of business if I resist; I might go to jail; I have my family to think about.” Such poor miserable creatures have misplaced values and are hiding their cowardice behind pretended family responsibility -- blindly refusing to see that the most glorious legacy that one can bequeath to posterity is liberty; and that the only true security is liberty.

  2. Liz Rosenberg:

    We are out of the realm of focusing squarely on the US Treasury or the Iranian central bank governor or Iran's oil minister. It does seem a bit of an afterthought, which is oddly misplaced, to discuss the power of sanctions when there is no meaningful new economic measure that will create a powerful new impact at this point.

  3. Chancellor Tom George:

    Misplaced though it may be, it is a perception affecting the community and UMSL.

  4. Gideon International:

    This sends a message to school districts that their natural allergic reaction to religion is misplaced, and not only is it wrong — but it’s also an egregious violation of the law.

  5. Alex Kumar:

    Your hormones start to get misplaced and this causes chaos switching you from Los Angeles to Timbuktu to Fiji time zones week by week.

Images & Illustrations of Misplaced

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