mis·​uti·​li·​za·​tion ˌmis-ˌyü-tə-lə-ˈzā-shən How to pronounce misutilization (audio)
plural misutilizations
: incorrect or improper utilization : misuse
misutilization of public funds

Word History

First Known Use

1909, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of misutilization was in 1909

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“Misutilization.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/misutilization. Accessed 6 Dec. 2023.

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