misusage

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noun mis·us·age \ˌmis-ˈyü-sij, ˌmish-, -zij\

Definition of misusage

  1. 1 :  bad treatment :  abuse

  2. 2 :  wrong or improper use (as of words)

Examples of misusage in a sentence

  1. <the teacher was appalled by the new student's misusage of some basic scientific terms>

1555

First Known Use of misusage

1555


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