misposition

verb
mis·​po·​si·​tion | \ ˌmis-pə-ˈzi-shən How to pronounce misposition (audio) \
mispositioned; mispositioning

Definition of misposition

transitive verb

: to position improperly or incorrectly Among other problems, he mispositioned surgical screws, which pressed on patients' nerves …— John Naish

First Known Use of misposition

1919, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of misposition was in 1919

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“Misposition.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/misposition. Accessed 27 Sep. 2022.

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