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mis·fit

 (mĭs′fĭt′, mĭs-fĭt′)
n.
1. One who is unable to adjust to one's environment or circumstances or is considered to be awkwardly different from others.
2. Archaic Something, especially a garment, that does not fit properly.

misfit

n
1. a person not suited in behaviour or attitude to a particular social environment
2. something that does not fit or fits badly
vb (intr) , -fits, -fitting or -fitted
to fail to fit or be fitted

mis•fit

(mɪsˈfɪt for 1; mɪsˈfɪt, ˈmɪsˌfɪt for 2; ˈmɪsˌfɪt for 3)

v. -fit•ted, -fit•ting,
n. v.t., v.i.
1. to fit badly.
n.
2. something, as a garment, that fits badly.
3. a person who is not suited or is unable to adjust to a situation: a misfit in one's job.
[1815–25]

misfit


Past participle: misfitted
Gerund: misfitting

Imperative
misfit
misfit
Present
I misfit
you misfit
he/she/it misfits
we misfit
you misfit
they misfit
Preterite
I misfitted
you misfitted
he/she/it misfitted
we misfitted
you misfitted
they misfitted
Present Continuous
I am misfitting
you are misfitting
he/she/it is misfitting
we are misfitting
you are misfitting
they are misfitting
Present Perfect
I have misfitted
you have misfitted
he/she/it has misfitted
we have misfitted
you have misfitted
they have misfitted
Past Continuous
I was misfitting
you were misfitting
he/she/it was misfitting
we were misfitting
you were misfitting
they were misfitting
Past Perfect
I had misfitted
you had misfitted
he/she/it had misfitted
we had misfitted
you had misfitted
they had misfitted
Future
I will misfit
you will misfit
he/she/it will misfit
we will misfit
you will misfit
they will misfit
Future Perfect
I will have misfitted
you will have misfitted
he/she/it will have misfitted
we will have misfitted
you will have misfitted
they will have misfitted
Future Continuous
I will be misfitting
you will be misfitting
he/she/it will be misfitting
we will be misfitting
you will be misfitting
they will be misfitting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been misfitting
you have been misfitting
he/she/it has been misfitting
we have been misfitting
you have been misfitting
they have been misfitting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been misfitting
you will have been misfitting
he/she/it will have been misfitting
we will have been misfitting
you will have been misfitting
they will have been misfitting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been misfitting
you had been misfitting
he/she/it had been misfitting
we had been misfitting
you had been misfitting
they had been misfitting
Conditional
I would misfit
you would misfit
he/she/it would misfit
we would misfit
you would misfit
they would misfit
Past Conditional
I would have misfitted
you would have misfitted
he/she/it would have misfitted
we would have misfitted
you would have misfitted
they would have misfitted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.misfit - someone unable to adapt to their circumstancesmisfit - someone unable to adapt to their circumstances
unusual person, anomaly - a person who is unusual
anthropoid, ape - person who resembles a nonhuman primate
dork, jerk - a dull stupid fatuous person
addlehead, addle-head, birdbrain, loon - a person with confused ideas; incapable of serious thought

misfit

noun nonconformist, eccentric, flake (slang, chiefly U.S.), oddball (informal), fish out of water (informal), square peg (in a round hole) (informal) I have been made to feel a social misfit for not wanting children.
Translations
شَخْص عديم الإنْسِجام مع غَيْرِه
problémová osobnost
udskud
aszociális egyén
utangarîsmaîur
neprisitaikėlis
nepiemērots dzīvei sabiedrībā
problematický človek
uyumsuz

misfit

[ˈmɪsfɪt] N (= person) → inadaptado/a m/f
he's always been a misfit hereno se ha adaptado nunca a las condiciones de aquí, en ningún momento ha estado realmente contento aquí

misfit

[ˈmɪsfɪt] n (= person) → asocial(e) m/f

misfit

n (= person)Außenseiter(in) m(f); (= social misfit also)Nichtangepasste(r) mf; society’s misfitsdie Außenseiter der Gesellschaft; he’s a real misfiter ist ein sehr schwieriger Fall; he’s always been a misfit hereer hat nie richtig hierher gepasst, er hat sich hier nie angepasst; I felt (like) a misfitich fühlte mich fehl am Platze

misfit

[ˈmɪsˌfɪt] n (person) → disadattato/a, spostato/a

misfit

(ˈmisfit) noun
a person who is not able to live or work happily with others.
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