misaligned

[ mis-uh-lahynd ]
/ ˌmɪs əˈlaɪnd /
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adjective

improperly aligned.

Nearby words

  1. mis-,
  2. mis-sell,
  3. misaddress,
  4. misadventure,
  5. misadvise,
  6. misalignment,
  7. misalliance,
  8. misallocate,
  9. misally,
  10. misandry

Origin of misaligned

1945–50; misalign + -ed2

Related formsmis·a·lign·ment, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for misaligned

misaligned

/ (ˌmɪsəˈlaɪnd) /

adjective

placed or positioned wrongly or badly
Derived Formsmisalignment, noun

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Word Origin and History for misaligned

misaligned

adj.

1903, from mis- (1) + past participle of align.

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