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 TwainGet Context In CHAPTER XVIII
2 Unluckily, my confidence proved misplaced.
Wuthering Heights By Emily BronteGet 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 AustenGet 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 TolstoyGet 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.