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Incorrectly aligned.

mis′a·lign′ment (-lĭn′mənt) n.
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(ˌmɪs əˈlaɪn mənt)
the state of being misaligned.
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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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