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Rakoff’s revelation of the misplaced faith in witness testimony and forensic evidence outside of DNA, which he considers the gold standard, is eye-opening.

As I found out, those fears were mostly misplaced, as the Defender was not at all agricultural in behavior, unlike its 20th-century forerunners.

Warnings over decades that confidence in the grid was misplaced were ignored by top officials, and largely as a result Texas is entering its fourth day with widespread power failures after a severe cold snap and snowstorm.

A global pandemic, misplaced goat shanks, and fat slabs of Texas brisket all helped this dish find its footing in Austin

From Eater

That the strained toiling to produce broadcast inventory is a misplaced pursuit, playacting to satisfy billion-dollar contracts.

The second issue is strategic, a misplacement of national security.

My trouble was misplacement of the womb, also womb was lacerated, and had inflammation of the ovaries.

A slight operation was necessary at once to re-arrange an internal misplacement, and this relieved the agonising pain.

Embezzlements are very widespread, abuse of authority, misuse or misplacement of funds.

They have challenged the autocratic method, but they have done it very crudely and with a weird misplacement of emphasis.

He was himself ignorant of any difference in the bank-notes and also of the misplacement of the Pandect volumes.


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On this page you'll find 85 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to misplacement, such as: accident, bereavement, calamity, casualty, cataclysm, and catastrophe.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.