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Definition of "misplaced" []

  • Simple past tense and past participle of misplace. (verb)
  • Uncomfortable, especially due to one's surroundings. (adjective)
  • Lost; disoriented. (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "misplaced" in a sentence
  • "In a telephone interview earlier this week, Blunt fixed the blame for the unemployment crisis on the "colossal failure" of the Recovery Act and what he characterizes as the misplaced priorities of the administration and Democratic-controlled Congress."
  • "Unhappy over what she termed a misplaced media emphasis on recent anti-reform protests in towns around the U.S., she said she is not expecting a counter-demonstration at tonight's rally, although she added that she had received some hostile e-mails because of her advocacy for reform."
  • "That last bit about being misplaced is a good-natured joke I SWEAR!"