verb (used with object), mis·placed, mis·plac·ing.
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Example sentences from the Web for misplaced
Other major news outlets made the same decision, hiding behind a misplaced sense of multicultural sensitivity.Why We Stand With Charlie Hebdo—And You Should Too|John Avlon|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Certainly the speech suggests that American hopes of persuading Turkey to come fully on board are misplaced.Turkish President Declares Lawrence of Arabia a Bigger Enemy than ISIS|Jamie Dettmer|October 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In fact, the only shade of reaction besides enthusiasm Carter and Knight got to the project was some misplaced confusion.'Nick & Knight': Nick Carter and Jordan Knight Are Your New Boy Band Power Couple|Kevin Fallon|September 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The right is making a false equivalency that is misplaced.Valerie Plame: Kabul CIA Station Chief’s Outing Was ‘Colossally Stupid’|Eleanor Clift|May 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The hysteria surrounding these deaths, Sarah believes, is misplaced.
One lid was misplaced, and the girl could now see that this fact created a little flushed crescent upon the ceiling.Last Words|Stephen Crane
I am happy to believe that my confidence in that great nation was not misplaced.Life And Adventures Of Martin Chuzzlewit|Charles Dickens
He saw immediately that the crown inside the ring was misplaced.The Message|Louis Tracy
Jones had misplaced or lost his wire and began to turn the camp topsy-turvy in his impatient efforts to locate it.Tales of lonely trails|Zane Grey
We had every reason to be confident in the fidelity and courage of the men who were with us, and our confidence was not misplaced.Marjorie|Justin Huntly McCarthy