Usage examples for misplaced

  1. But her confidence in the new friends raised up to her was not misplaced and when all was over, and people asked, " What will become of the children?" – Spinning-Wheel Stories by Louisa May Alcott
  2. It would have been misplaced delicacy to have hesitated any longer to enter the room. – The Two Destinies by Wilkie Collins
  3. In the following sentence, the latter term is palpably misplaced It does not clearly appear at first what the antecedent is to they." – The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown