misaddress


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mis·ad·dress

 (mĭs′ə-drĕs′)
tr.v. mis·ad·dressed, mis·ad·dress·ing, mis·ad·dress·es
To address (a piece of mail) incorrectly.

misaddress

(ˌmɪsəˈdrɛs)
vb (tr)
to address incorrectlyto address (a person) improperly

misaddress


Past participle: misaddressed
Gerund: misaddressing

Imperative
misaddress
misaddress
Present
I misaddress
you misaddress
he/she/it misaddresses
we misaddress
you misaddress
they misaddress
Preterite
I misaddressed
you misaddressed
he/she/it misaddressed
we misaddressed
you misaddressed
they misaddressed
Present Continuous
I am misaddressing
you are misaddressing
he/she/it is misaddressing
we are misaddressing
you are misaddressing
they are misaddressing
Present Perfect
I have misaddressed
you have misaddressed
he/she/it has misaddressed
we have misaddressed
you have misaddressed
they have misaddressed
Past Continuous
I was misaddressing
you were misaddressing
he/she/it was misaddressing
we were misaddressing
you were misaddressing
they were misaddressing
Past Perfect
I had misaddressed
you had misaddressed
he/she/it had misaddressed
we had misaddressed
you had misaddressed
they had misaddressed
Future
I will misaddress
you will misaddress
he/she/it will misaddress
we will misaddress
you will misaddress
they will misaddress
Future Perfect
I will have misaddressed
you will have misaddressed
he/she/it will have misaddressed
we will have misaddressed
you will have misaddressed
they will have misaddressed
Future Continuous
I will be misaddressing
you will be misaddressing
he/she/it will be misaddressing
we will be misaddressing
you will be misaddressing
they will be misaddressing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been misaddressing
you have been misaddressing
he/she/it has been misaddressing
we have been misaddressing
you have been misaddressing
they have been misaddressing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been misaddressing
you will have been misaddressing
he/she/it will have been misaddressing
we will have been misaddressing
you will have been misaddressing
they will have been misaddressing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been misaddressing
you had been misaddressing
he/she/it had been misaddressing
we had been misaddressing
you had been misaddressing
they had been misaddressing
Conditional
I would misaddress
you would misaddress
he/she/it would misaddress
we would misaddress
you would misaddress
they would misaddress
Past Conditional
I would have misaddressed
you would have misaddressed
he/she/it would have misaddressed
we would have misaddressed
you would have misaddressed
they would have misaddressed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.misaddress - put a wrong address onmisaddress - put a wrong address on; "misdirect the letter"
address, direct - put an address on (an envelope)
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We cannot risk our people's security to misaddress the problem of bureaucratic inefficiency," he said.
Similarly, she writes to Violet Dickinson in 1906, "My Violet, /When you write you only use a few oaths, and misaddress your letter, and make hieroglyphics--so what is the use of pretending that we can correspond?
The celebrated awkwardness [maladresse] of philosophy--its misaddress [maladresse]--is in its essence, the non-address, the absence of address.