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miscreate

[verb mis-kree-eyt; adjective mis-kree-it, -eyt] /verb ˌmɪs kriˈeɪt; adjective ˈmɪs kri ɪt, -ˌeɪt/ Rare.
verb (used with or without object), miscreated, miscreating.
1.
to create amiss or deformed.
adjective
Origin of miscreate
1580-1590
First recorded in 1580-90; mis-1 + create
Related forms
miscreation, noun
miscreative, adjective
miscreator, noun
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  • An appropriate instrument was at hand in the Pindaric ode, the miscreation of a true poet, Cowley.

    The Age of Dryden Richard Garnett
British Dictionary definitions for miscreation

miscreate

verb (ˌmɪskrɪˈeɪt)
1.
to create (something) badly or incorrectly
adjective (ˈmɪskrɪɪt; -ˌeɪt)
2.
(archaic) badly or unnaturally formed or made
Derived Forms
miscreation, noun
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