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synonyms for mishandled

  • amiss
  • awry
  • bad
  • erroneous
  • false
  • inaccurate
  • misguided
  • mistaken
  • unsound
  • untrue
  • erring
  • fluffed
  • miscalculated
  • misconstrued
  • out
  • askew
  • astray
  • at fault
  • counterfactual
  • defective
  • erratic
  • fallacious
  • faulty
  • in error
  • inexact
  • misfigured
  • not precise
  • not right
  • not working
  • off-target
  • on the wrong track
  • out of commission
  • out of line
  • out of order
  • perverse
  • rotten
  • sophistical
  • specious
  • spurious
  • ungrounded
  • unsatisfactory
  • unsubstantial
  • wide

antonyms for mishandled

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  • OK
  • accurate
  • correct
  • good
  • honest
  • just
  • precise
  • right
  • sound
  • true
  • valid
  • acceptable
  • appropriate
  • decent
  • moral
  • suitable
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How to use mishandled in a sentence

The one instance was that of young Barney Mallan, who, while drunk, mishandled a horse so severely as to lame it.
BLAZED TRAIL STORIESSTEWART EDWARD WHITE
Here, the sons of a wealthy Berlin family were237 mishandled by a private tutor to such an extent that one of the children died.
THE SEXUAL LIFE OF THE CHILDALBERT MOLL
Detached groups smashed and mishandled things that came in the way.
THE NEW YORK TIMES CURRENT HISTORY OF THE EUROPEAN WAR, VOL 1, ISSUE 4, JANUARY 23, 1915VARIOUS
Freight was mislaid and mishandled; it was frequently very vexing.
THE BARRIERALLEN FRENCH
No word can cut too keenly at the root of this iniquity; but let us deal gently with the mishandled flower.
LOTUS BUDSAMY CARMICHAEL
The children are so overtaxed and mishandled that only the best intellects come out with any further desire to learn anything.
CONCERNING CHILDRENCHARLOTTE PERKINS GILMAN
Far and wide they wandered through the land, and sore mishandled both men and women.
TALES FROM THE OLD FRENCHVARIOUS
As if in ironical answer came a great crashing at the verandah door, and the twanging of chords cruelly mishandled.
HUNTINGTOWERJOHN BUCHAN
Ayllon's eyes glistened as he looked at them, and he gave word that the boy was not to be mishandled.
THE TRAIL BOOKMARY AUSTIN
Oh, it was all most infernally mishandled, as has been everything in this ill-starred rising.
MISTRESS WILDINGRAFAEL SABATINI
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO MISHANDLED

  • amiss
  • askew
  • astray
  • at fault
  • awry
  • bad
  • counterfactual
  • defective
  • erratic
  • erring
  • erroneous
  • fallacious
  • false
  • faulty
  • fluffed
  • in error
  • inaccurate
  • inexact
  • miscalculated
  • misconstrued
  • misfigured
  • misguided
  • mishandled
  • mistaken
  • not precise
  • not right
  • not working
  • off-target
  • on the wrong track
  • out
  • out of commission
  • out of line
  • out of order
  • perverse
  • rotten
  • sophistical
  • specious
  • spurious
  • ungrounded
  • unsatisfactory
  • unsound
  • unsubstantial
  • untrue
  • wide
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.