Definition of “misplaced” - English Dictionary

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(Definition of “misplaced” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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misplacedadjective

us /mɪsˈpleɪst/

directed toward someone or something for the wrong reasons:

Their life together was full of misplaced trust and repressed emotion.

(Definition of “misplaced” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)