misemphasis

noun
mis·​em·​pha·​sis | \ ˌmis-ˈem(p)-fə-səs How to pronounce misemphasis (audio) \
plural misemphases\ ˌmis-​ˈem(p)-​fə-​ˌsēz How to pronounce misemphases (audio) \

Definition of misemphasis

: misplaced emphasis misemphasis on the wrong syllable

First Known Use of misemphasis

1889, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of misemphasis was in 1889

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