What does misused mean?

Definitions for misused

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word misused.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. misused(adj)

    used incorrectly or carelessly or for an improper purpose

    "misused words are often laughable but one weeps for misused talents"


  1. misused(Adjective)

    Describing something that is used in an incorrect or inappropriate manner.

    The oft misused word didn't mean what he thought it meant, but everyone else misunderstood it too.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of misused in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of misused in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Issam Abdeen:

    It can be a lethal weapon if misused.

  2. Herbert Spencer:

    How often misused words generate misleading thoughts.

  3. Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley:

    I have done nothing illegal, if the people want to know if I misused state resources, the answer is simply no, I have not.

  4. Jaclyn Chasse:

    Plants are very potent as medicine, the story exemplifies a really sad example of how some plants, when they're misused or using the wrong plant, can be incredibly harmful.

  5. Interior Ministry spokesman Sediq Sediqqi:

    There is no systematic torture, and if some cases have been reported, those are the acts of individuals who have misused their authority, and we are fully committed to investigate and arrest those individuals.

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Translations for misused

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  • سوء الاستعمالArabic

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