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Definition of misused

What is the definition of "misused"?
  • misusedadjective
  • 1. Describing something that is used in an incorrect or inappropriate manner.


  • misusedverb
  • 1. Simple past tense and past participle of misuse.


Use "misused" in a sentence
  • ""We just don't want to see the term misused any longer.""

    "Still, we hear the term misused: an acronym is an abbreviation, but not all abbreviations are acronyms; that is, an acronym is a pronounceable sequence of letters (which might, but do not, necessarily, form a recognizable word) made up of the initial or beginning letters of a name or phrase."

    "I am careful not to gamble away the integrity of my identity, not to have my name misused."

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