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Princeton's WordNet

  1. misplacedadjective

    put in the wrong place or position

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

  2. mislaid, misplacedadjective

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

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

Wiktionary

  1. misplacedadjective

    Uncomfortable, especially due to one's surroundings.

    I felt so misplaced at that party last night.

  2. misplacedadjective

    Lost; disoriented.

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Misplaced

    of Misplace

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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. Tom Popik:

    I think we are living in an age of misplaced priorities and excess optimism, i think the optimism is that long-distance delivery of electricity and gas will always be reliable. In an age of cyber-attack and physical attack, the reality could be startlingly different.

  2. Prakash Sakpal:

    We don't see any quick end to this state of the markets until we see some resolution, constructive dialogue and something very solid in terms of deals. But the hopes for that are a bit misplaced currently.

  3. Rolling Stone:

    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. We are taking this seriously and apologize to anyone who was affected by the story.

  4. Alfred North Whitehead:

    Beware the fallacy of misplaced concreteness.

  5. Mark Meadows:

    At this particular point, Rod Rosenstein's priorities are misplaced, for his unwillingness to come before Congress and allow us to conduct proper congressional oversight, it's time that Rod Rosenstein steps down. Rod Rosenstein should do so immediately. And in doing that, I think it would serve the country well, it would serve this President well.

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