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  • as inloss
  • as inmisplacement

synonyms for mislaying

  • accident
  • casualty
  • catastrophe
  • cost
  • damage
  • debt
  • defeat
  • deficit
  • destruction
  • disaster
  • failure
  • fall
  • injury
  • markdown
  • trouble
  • bereavement
  • calamity
  • cataclysm
  • death
  • debit
  • deficiency
  • depletion
  • deprivation
  • destitution
  • detriment
  • disadvantage
  • disappearance
  • dispossession
  • fatality
  • forfeiture
  • harm
  • hurt
  • impairment
  • misadventure
  • mishap
  • need
  • perdition
  • privation
  • retardation
  • ruin
  • sacrifice
  • shrinkage
  • squandering
  • trial
  • undoing
  • want
  • waste
  • wreckage
  • bad luck
  • losing
  • misplacing
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antonyms for mislaying

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  • advantage
  • aid
  • assistance
  • attainment
  • benefit
  • blessing
  • favor
  • good fortune
  • good luck
  • happiness
  • help
  • improvement
  • markup
  • miracle
  • profit
  • success
  • triumph
  • win
  • wonder
  • birth
  • boon
  • building
  • comfort
  • creation
  • development
  • fortune
  • gain
  • plenty
  • accomplishment
  • achievement
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How to use mislaying in a sentence

I picked up her handkerchief when she dropped it; and, above all, I looked for her snuff-box, which she was continually mislaying.
OTHER PEOPLE'S MONEYEMILE GABORIAU
You may be a great hand at mislaying thingsI dont know much about that; but I do know that youre a wonder at hiding them.
PETER COTTERELL'S TREASURERUPERT SARGENT HOLLAND
Let us, therefore, turn to a particularly ambiguous and untransparent error, that of losing and mislaying objects.
A GENERAL INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOANALYSISSIGMUND FREUD
At the same time she explained that she had been late with her theme on account of mislaying it.
GRACE HARLOWE'S SECOND YEAR AT OVERTON COLLEGEJESSIE GRAHAM FLOWER
He remembered it as uncomprehendingly as one remembers mislaying a lost object in a forgotten place.
THE BEST SHORT STORIES OF 1915VARIOUS
"You are always mislaying your spectacles and finding them again," grumbled Adler, leaning his head on his hand.
MORE TALES BY POLISH AUTHORSVARIOUS
By no means—she might think it was a reflection upon her for carelessly mislaying the first.
DRIVEN FROM HOMEHORATIO ALGER
I have a theory that for reasons best known to themselves plumbers make a practice of mislaying and losing their tools.
THE HOUSEEUGENE FIELD
In another case a mistake is combined with mislaying an object.
A GENERAL INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOANALYSISSIGMUND FREUD
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