MISPLACE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of MISPLACE
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Definitions:     Search Merriam-Webster
misplace
 v.  place something where one cannot find it again
 v.  place or position wrongly; put in the wrong position
Classic Sentence:
1  He did not hear what Amy was saying, and whenever she paused expectantly he could only stammer an awkward assent, which was as often misplaced as otherwise.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII
2  Unluckily, my confidence proved misplaced.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII
3  I am aware that there has been sometimes, in some points, a misplaced distinction; but I think too well of you, Fanny, to suppose you will ever harbour resentment on that account.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXII
4  and to all your family that I thought you would not consider my sympathy misplaced, but I was mistaken, and suddenly her voice trembled.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 16: CHAPTER VI
5  Your tears are misplaced; that is a shocking actress; the actor who plays with her is yet worse; and the play is still worse than the actors.
Candide By Voltaire
Get Context   In XXII
Example Sentence:
1  I've misplaced my glasses they're not in my bag.
2  She was misplaced in that job; she ought to be doing something more creative.
3  Oh dear, I seem to have misplaced the letter.