misalignment


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mis·a·ligned

 (mĭs′ə-līnd′)
adj.
Incorrectly aligned.

mis′a·lign′ment (-lĭn′mənt) n.

mis•a•lign•ment

(ˌmɪs əˈlaɪn mənt)
n.
the state of being misaligned.
[1920–24]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.misalignment - the spatial property of things that are not properly alignedmisalignment - the spatial property of things that are not properly aligned
placement, arrangement - the spatial property of the way in which something is placed; "the arrangement of the furniture"; "the placement of the chairs"
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