misplace

All Verb Noun
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  • Sometimes a friendship book can get misplaced and take several years to reach its intended maker.
  • There is risk of misplacing your information, or having it get destroyed by water or fire etc.
  • I know not how it is, but I seem misplaced in life. Cited from The Young Duke, by Benjamin Disraeli
  • From ignorance we may misplace animals, and include them under the wrong division. Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 9, No. 51, January, 1862, by Various
  • He went with her, still thinking that his suspicions might have been misplaced. Cited from The Secrets Of The Great City, by E. Martin
  • Well, he would show her that her confidence was not misplaced. Cited from The Fatal Glove, by Clara Augusta Jones Trask
  • And the price of misplaced trust may even be worse than death.
  • And she would show him his confidence was not misplaced -- his support not given to a vain cause! Cited from The Glory Of The Conquered, by Susan Glaspell
  • Even at a loss to yourself you should show them always that this confidence is not misplaced. Cited from By Pike and Dyke, Dutch Republic, by Henty
  • His confidence in his agent's sense of justice was somewhat misplaced. Cited from Tales & Novels, Vol. 2, by Maria Edgeworth
  • One had lost this thing, another had misplaced something else. Cited from Paula the Waldensian, by Eva Lecomte
  • However, due to how little information there is to find regarding the show, certain episodes may have been misplaced.
  • He hated to place his confidence in people and then find it misplaced. Cited from Remarks, by Bill Nye
  • She should not find her faith in him misplaced. Cited from Sunrise, by William Black
  • He never concealed his confidence in the fear that it might turn out to be misplaced. Cited from Fables of La Fontaine, by Jean de La Fontaine
  • In no city of Italy, does care seem more misplaced. Cited from A Love Story, by A Bushman
  • A remark upon this subject cannot be misplaced, the history seems rather to claim it. Cited from Female Scripture Biographies, Vol. I, by F. A. Cox
  • However, it is known to be misplaced in this genus, but has not been assigned to another genus yet.
  • Every care hath his just order; neither is there any one either neglected or misplaced. Cited from Character Writings of the 17th Century, by Various
  • We have known a lady nearly thrown over her horse by a misplaced zeal of this kind. Cited from Routledge's Manual of Etiquette, Pub. by George Routledge & Sons
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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