Definition of "misapplication" [mis•ap•pli•ca•tion]
The misuse of something, incorrectly using (applying) something, a wrong application.(noun)
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Use "misapplication" in a sentence
"Alaska's attorney general, Daniel Sullivan, tells Newsweek that regulating business is a "misapplication" of the ESA."
"Friday, USA Taekwondo filed an unsuccessful protest, arguing that a "misapplication" of the rules resulted in a point being deducted from Lopez late in regulation time of his fight with Mauro Sarmiento of Italy."
"They presented model legislation to correct what they called the "misapplication" of the amendment."