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synonyms for misplacement

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

antonyms for misplacement

MOST RELEVANT
  • advantage
  • aid
  • assistance
  • attainment
  • benefit
  • birth
  • blessing
  • boon
  • building
  • comfort
  • construction
  • creation
  • credit
  • development
  • favor
  • fortune
  • gain
  • good
  • good fortune
  • good luck
  • happiness
  • help
  • improvement
  • miracle
  • peace
  • plenty
  • profit
  • success
  • triumph
  • win
  • wonder
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How to use misplacement in a sentence

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.
A FED-UP JUDGE CONDEMNS THE INEQUITIES IN AMERICA’S LEGAL SYSTEMMICHAEL BOBELIANFEBRUARY 19, 2021WASHINGTON POST
As I found out, those fears were mostly misplaced, as the Defender was not at all agricultural in behavior, unlike its 20th-century forerunners.
THE LAND ROVER DEFENDER—RUGGED, CHARMING, BUT DRINKS LIKE A FISHJONATHAN M. GITLINFEBRUARY 18, 2021ARS TECHNICA
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.
TEXAS, THE GO-IT-ALONE STATE, IS RATTLED BY THE FAILURE TO KEEP THE LIGHTS ONWILL ENGLUND, STEVEN MUFSON, DINO GRANDONIFEBRUARY 18, 2021WASHINGTON POST
A global pandemic, misplaced goat shanks, and fat slabs of Texas brisket all helped this dish find its footing in Austin
HOW BIRRIA FINALLY TOOK OFF IN ONE OF AMERICA’S BEST TACO CITIESTREY GUTIERREZJANUARY 28, 2021EATER
That the strained toiling to produce broadcast inventory is a misplaced pursuit, playacting to satisfy billion-dollar contracts.
SPORTS AREN’T JOYLESS. JUST WATCH SIXERS PIANO GIRL.DAN STEINBERGJANUARY 21, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Many of these worries have been misplaced, especially in countries that use Google and Apple’s exposure notification technology, which does not allow centralized collection by local authorities.
BROKEN PROMISES: HOW SINGAPORE LOST TRUST ON CONTACT TRACING PRIVACYBOBBIE JOHNSONJANUARY 11, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
As of midafternoon Wednesday, there are roughly 20 times as many estimated uncounted votes in Georgia as there are misplaced ballots.
USPS BALLOT PROBLEMS UNLIKELY TO CHANGE OUTCOMES IN COMPETITIVE STATESJACOB BOGAGE, CHRISTOPHER INGRAHAMNOVEMBER 4, 2020WASHINGTON POST
My trouble was misplacement of the womb, also womb was lacerated, and had inflammation of the ovaries.
TREATISE ON THE DISEASES OF WOMENLYDIA E. PINKHAM
A slight operation was necessary at once to re-arrange an internal misplacement, and this relieved the agonising pain.
THE STORY OF MY LIFE, VOLUMES 4-6AUGUSTUS J. C. HARE
Embezzlements are very widespread, abuse of authority, misuse or misplacement of funds.
AFTER THE RAINSAM VAKNIN
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WORDS RELATED TO MISPLACEMENT

  • chronological error
  • metachronism
  • misdate
  • misplacement
  • postdate
  • prolepsis
  • solecism
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.