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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?

  1. Alex
    Alex
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    Daniel
    Daniel
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    Karen
    Karen
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    Veena
    Veena
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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. Richard Guerry:

    Viewed as a whole, a forest radiates beauty, serenity and safety. Viewed from within, misplaced focus reaps the fabricated chaos of trees.

  2. Alexander Pope:

    The general cry is against ingratitude, but the complaint is misplaced, it should be against vanity; none but direct villains are capable of willful ingratitude; but almost everybody is capable of thinking he hath done more that another deserves, while the other thinks he hath received less than he deserves.

  3. Mark Huddleston:

    I am troubled by many things in the language guide, especially the suggestion that the use of the term 'American' is misplaced or offensive, the only UNH policy on speech is that it is free and unfettered on our campuses. It is ironic that what was probably a well-meaning effort to be 'sensitive' proves offensive to many people, myself included.

  4. Chancellor Tom George:

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

  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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