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Definitions for misplaced
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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.

ChatGPT

  1. misplaced

    Misplaced refers to something that is not in its proper position or location. It's often used to refer to lost items or something that has been put in the wrong place. Alternatively, it can also refer to something that is inappropriate or unsuited for the context or situation.

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. Eleanor Creagh:

    The most recent trade escalation increases the risk of recession on top of what is now a synchronized global slowdown, for investors, the hope of a trade deal is entirely misplaced at present.

  2. 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.

  3. Chancellor Tom George:

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

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

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