verb (used with object), mis·ap·plied, mis·ap·ply·ing.
Origin of misapply
Examples from the Web for misapplication
It was a national bank, and the charge was misapplication of funds.Claim Number One|George W. (George Washington) Ogden
The misapplication of public money has become the great crime of the age.The Financier|Theodore Dreiser
The lamentable effects of such a misapplication of influence had been too frequently witnessed.
This time, Hot Rod was definitely secure from the misapplication of Security.Where I Wasn't Going|Walt Richmond
The error lies in the misapplication of them, and in assuming a ground they have not a right to stand upon.The Writings Of Thomas Paine, Volume III.|Thomas Paine