verb (used with object), mis·placed, mis·plac·ing.
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OTHER WORDS FROM misplacemis·place·ment, noun
Example sentences from the Web for misplace
Rakoff’s revelation of the misplaced faith in witness testimony and forensic evidence outside of DNA, which he considers the gold standard, is eye-opening.A fed-up judge condemns the inequities in America’s legal system|Michael Bobelian|February 19, 2021|Washington Post
As I found out, those fears were mostly misplaced, as the Defender was not at all agricultural in behavior, unlike its 20th-century forerunners.The Land Rover Defender—rugged, charming, but drinks like a fish|Jonathan M. Gitlin|February 18, 2021|Ars Technica
Warnings over decades that confidence in the grid was misplaced were ignored by top officials, and largely as a result Texas is entering its fourth day with widespread power failures after a severe cold snap and snowstorm.Texas, the go-it-alone state, is rattled by the failure to keep the lights on|Will Englund, Steven Mufson, Dino Grandoni|February 18, 2021|Washington Post
A global pandemic, misplaced goat shanks, and fat slabs of Texas brisket all helped this dish find its footing in AustinHow Birria Finally Took Off in One of America’s Best Taco Cities|Trey Gutierrez|January 28, 2021|Eater
That the strained toiling to produce broadcast inventory is a misplaced pursuit, playacting to satisfy billion-dollar contracts.Sports aren’t joyless. Just watch Sixers Piano Girl.|Dan Steinberg|January 21, 2021|Washington Post
The second issue is strategic, a misplacement of national security.Colorado Blazes Remind Us That National Policy on Fire Needs a Fix|Stephen J. Pyne|June 29, 2012|DAILY BEAST
My trouble was misplacement of the womb, also womb was lacerated, and had inflammation of the ovaries.Treatise on the Diseases of Women|Lydia E. Pinkham
A slight operation was necessary at once to re-arrange an internal misplacement, and this relieved the agonising pain.The Story of My Life, volumes 4-6|Augustus J. C. Hare
Embezzlements are very widespread, abuse of authority, misuse or misplacement of funds.After the Rain|Sam Vaknin
They have challenged the autocratic method, but they have done it very crudely and with a weird misplacement of emphasis.The I.W.W.|Paul Frederick Brissenden
He was himself ignorant of any difference in the bank-notes and also of the misplacement of the Pandect volumes.Ursula|Honore de Balzac