Definition of Misusages

1. Noun. (plural of misusage) ¹



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Definition of Misusages

1. misusage [n] - See also: misusage

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Misusages

misunderestimates
misunderestimating
misunderestimation
misunderestimations
misunderstand
misunderstandable
misunderstander
misunderstanders
misunderstanding
misunderstandings
misunderstands
misunderstood
misunion
misunions
misusage
misusages (current term)
misuse
misused
misuser
misusers
misuses
misusest
misuseth
misusing
misust
misutilization
misutilizations
misvalue
misvalued
misvalues

Literary usage of Misusages

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1. Every-day English: A Sequel to "Words and Their Uses" by Richard Grant White, ( (1908)
"... not only in newspapers, but in chance advertisements, and even on signs, that misusages of the lowest origin rise not unfrequently into acceptance with ..."

2. Practical Rhetoric by John Duncan Quackenbos (1896)
"EVERYDAY misusages. — Continued. Such as thy words are, such will thy affections be esteemed; and such will thy deeds as thy affections ; and such thy life ..."

3. History of England from the Fall of Wolsey to the Death of Elizabeth by James Anthony Froude (1881)
"... within this realm of England, which doth grow daily more and more, by reason of the great and covetous misusages of the farms within this your realm; ..."

4. History of England from the fall of Wolsey (to the defeat of the Spanish by James Anthony Froude (1858)
"... within this realm of England, which doth grow daily more and more, by reason of the great and covetous misusages of the farms within this your realm; ..."

5. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1880)
"4, Changes in language ; common misusages, doubtful phrases, old and new ; cant, trading and'other ; elegant English. Some of these chapters, ..."

6. The Bookman (1897)
"... monitor as this book affords i e- garding the hydra-headed misusages and barbarisms that everywhere spiing up to vulgarise our language. (Price, fci.oo. ..."

7. The Quarterly Review by William Gifford, George Walter Prothero, John Gibson Lockhart, John Murray, Whitwell Elwin, John Taylor Coleridge, Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, William Macpherson, William Smith (1884)
"... which arose from ' the great and covetous misusages of farms, not only by gentlemen, but by divers and many merchant adventurers, cloth makers, ..."

8. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and General (1890)
"... to cleanse the language from the impurities it has contracted in tho mouths of tho common people, from the jargon of the lawyers, from tho misusages of ..."

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