View definitions for misplacing
noun as in loss
noun as in misplacement
By this means the misplacing or sliding of the centre-point and the cutting of the paper by the pen are avoided.
There was a piquant boldness in the occasional misplacing of words and in the haphazard construction of sentences.
It will have an effect upon the line like that of misplacing a note in a song.
At this conscienceless split to the infinitive and misplacing of the preposition, Miss Carew arose trembling perceptibly.
If Scott could overlook such palpable errors as these, he might easily fail to detect the misplacing of a comma.
On this page you'll find 163 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to misplacing, such as: accident, casualty, catastrophe, cost, damage, and debt.
From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.