Synonyms and Antonyms for misplaced-modifier

1. misplaced modifier (n.)

a word or phrase apparently modifying an unintended word because of its placement in a sentence: e.g., `when young' in `when young, circuses appeal to all of us'


2. misplaced (adj.)

put in the wrong place or position

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3. misplaced (adj.)

lost temporarily; as especially put in an unaccustomed or forgotten place

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4. modifier (n.)

a content word that qualifies the meaning of a noun or verb

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5. modifier (n.)

a gene that modifies the effect produced by another gene

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7. modifier (n.)

a moderator who makes less extreme or uncompromising

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