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synonyms for misapplied

  • blown
  • dissipated
  • idle
  • squandered
  • down the drain
  • imprudent
  • prodigal
  • profitless
  • thrown away
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antonyms for misapplied

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How to use misapplied in a sentence

The biological doctrine of evolution was misinterpreted and misapplied to social policy.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
Eric learned a great deal of harm from Upton, and the misapplied hero-worship led to bad results.
ERIC, OR LITTLE BY LITTLEFREDERIC W. FARRAR
Could it be that Burleigh stood in need of all this money to cover other sums that he had misapplied?
WARRIOR GAPCHARLES KING
Your money may be ill spent, your charity misapplied, but your piety never.
SPEECHES, ADDRESSES, AND OCCASIONAL SERMONS, VOLUME 2 (OF 3)THEODORE PARKER
Drawing of blood was first invented for good and salutary purposes, although often abused and misapplied.
THE WORKS OF ARISTOTLE THE FAMOUS PHILOSOPHERANONYMOUS
As this truth has frequently been misapplied, we will endeavour to explain, as accurately as we can, our meaning.
THOUGHTS ON A REVELATIONSAMUEL JOHN JERRAM
The record, distorted and misapplied, may be made to justify the baldest of sins.
THE BIBLE AND LIFEEDWIN HOLT HUGHES
Upon carefully considering these different points, it will be seen how easily examples may be misapplied.
ON WARCARL VON CLAUSEWITZ
If any come to the apartment, make good use of your remarkable faculty for eavesdropping, which was so lamentably misapplied here.
THE TRANSGRESSION OF ANDREW VANEGUY WETMORE CARRYL
In the second article "Of Tithes," he takes the side of right, and refutes the misapplied scriptural passages of the peasants.
THE LIFE OF PHILIP MELANCHTHONKARL FRIEDRICH LEDDERHOSE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO MISAPPLIED

  • blown
  • dissipated
  • down the drain
  • idle
  • imprudent
  • misapplied
  • prodigal
  • profitless
  • squandered
  • thrown away
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.