Misplaced



[mis-pleys] /mɪsˈpleɪs/

verb (used with object), misplaced, misplacing.
1.
to put in a wrong .
2.
to put in a afterward forgotten; lose; mislay.
3.
to or bestow improperly, unsuitably, or unwisely:
to misplace one’s trust.
/ˌmɪsˈpleɪs/
verb (transitive)
1.
to put (something) in the wrong place, esp to lose (something) temporarily by forgetting where it was placed; mislay
2.
(often passive) to bestow (trust, confidence, affection, etc) unadvisedly
v.

1550s, “to assign a wrong position to;” see mis- (1) + place (v.). Of affections, confidence, etc., “to give to a wrong object,” it is recorded from 1630s. Related: Misplaced; misplacing.

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