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  • as inloss
  • as inmisplacement

synonyms for misplacing

  • 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
  • mislaying
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antonyms for misplacing

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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 misplacing in a sentence

By this means the misplacing or sliding of the centre-point and the cutting of the paper by the pen are avoided.
MECHANICAL DRAWING SELF-TAUGHTJOSHUA ROSE
There was a piquant boldness in the occasional misplacing of words and in the haphazard construction of sentences.
WEST WIND DRIFTGEORGE BARR MCCUTCHEON
It will have an effect upon the line like that of misplacing a note in a song.
THE WRITINGS OF THOMAS PAINE, VOLUME IV.THOMAS PAINE
At this conscienceless split to the infinitive and misplacing of the preposition, Miss Carew arose trembling perceptibly.
THE SHAPE OF FEARELIA W. PEATTIE
If Scott could overlook such palpable errors as these, he might easily fail to detect the misplacing of a comma.
THE LADY OF THE LAKESIR WALTER SCOTT
These boys can skin a bird perfectly and prepare the skin so that it will be like soft, thin kid, without misplacing a feather.
UP THE MAZARUNI FOR DIAMONDSWILLIAM LA VARRE
The huge man upon the brake wheel paid him no heed, but bawled a profane reprimand for the misplacing of a coil of wire line.
CONNIE MORGAN IN THE LUMBER CAMPSJAMES B. HENDRYX
His platitudes about the danger of misplacing reinforcement in an arch are hardly warranted.
SOME MOOTED QUESTIONS IN REINFORCED CONCRETE DESIGNEDWARD GODFREY
The misplacing of this incident in LB is probably due to a transposition of the leaves of the exemplar from which it was copied.
THE LATIN & IRISH LIVES OF CIARANANONYMOUS
But the greatest error of all the rest is the mistaking or misplacing of the last or furthest end of knowledge.
THE ADVANCEMENT OF LEARNINGFRANCIS BACON
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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