misaligned

[ mis-uh-lahynd ]
/ ˌmɪs əˈlaɪnd /

adjective

improperly aligned.

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Origin of misaligned

1945–50; misalign + -ed2

OTHER WORDS FROM misaligned

mis·a·lign·ment, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for misalignment

  • Just the misalignment of molecules in the surface of the steel makes it look wavy, and ripple when the light changes or you move.

    Zero Data|Charles Saphro

British Dictionary definitions for misalignment

misaligned
/ (ˌmɪsəˈlaɪnd) /

adjective

placed or positioned wrongly or badly

Derived forms of misaligned

misalignment, noun
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