misplace

All Verb Noun
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  • Perhaps no other word in the language is so often misplaced as the word only. Cited from Slips of Speech, by John H. Bechtel
  • Instead the misplaced ball is returned to its original place and the game continues.
  • At last I would see what became of all these misplaced mountains. Cited from Through the Grand Canyon from Wyoming to Mexico, by E. L. Kolb
  • She did not think that her trust would ever prove to have been misplaced. Cited from The Knave of Diamonds, by Ethel May Dell
  • Yet in no country was this more misplaced in our day than in Ireland. Cited from Thomas Davis, Selections from his Prose and Poetry, by Thomas Davis
  • But if this question should seem to you misplaced, do not answer it. Cited from Letters of Franz Liszt, Volume 1, Paris To Rome
  • I do not quite understand your case, and we think that a word or two is misplaced. Cited from Alfred Russel Wallace: Letters & Reminiscences, V. 1, by James Marchant
  • It is always so; even when it is misplaced we are at rest. Cited from Expositions of Holy Scripture, by Alexander Maclaren
  • Without conditions, and under present circumstances, the girl is quite misplaced here and had better go. Cited from Bleak House, by Charles Dickens
  • Initially, officials claimed at various times to have lost or misplaced the information.
  • Of energy he had more than enough, but it was always misplaced. Cited from Olaf the Glorious, by Robert Leighton
  • It often takes hours to find an article thus misplaced or thrown aside. Cited from Community Civics and Rural Life, by Arthur W. Dunn
  • It is something to know that my first confidence in you was not all misplaced. Cited from The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins
  • His head, too, would fall, we heard, if his faith in the police office had been misplaced. Cited from The Making of an American, by Jacob A. Riis
  • It will have an effect upon the line like that of misplacing a note in a song. Cited from The Age Of Reason, by Thomas Paine
  • Nevertheless the letter was misplaced as if the wrong date were the right one. Cited from Life Of Johnson, V1, by Boswell, ed. Birkbeck Hill
  • "I can see all those things, dear, and the misplaced day also!" Cited from The Green Mummy, by Fergus Hume
  • He had kept his own secret, and so had the object of his misplaced affection. Cited from Finger Posts on the Way of Life, by T.S.Arthur
  • Although the woman agreed to his request, he found before long that his trust in her had been misplaced. Cited from Flowing Gold, by Rex Beach
  • He would be misplaced by his years for one thing. Cited from The President, by Alfred Henry Lewis
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Words starting with misplace

Meaning of misplace

  • verb Place (something) where one cannot find it again
    I misplaced my eyeglasses
  • verb Place or position wrongly; put in the wrong position
    misplaced modifiers