"Mis" Vocabulary Words

Based on the definitions, guess these words that start with the prefix "mis".
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Last updated: November 3, 2018
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Nuisance or harm, such as what
a leprechaun might cause
To say a word incorrectly
Crime that is less than a felony
An unsuitable pairing
A mistake in the newspaper
Bad luck
To put an actor in the wrong role
To enter the wrong telephone number
To put an object down, and
then forget where it is
A hung jury causes this
One who hates women
One who hates the human race
Malformed. Like a bumpy head, perhaps
To incorrectly determine the
cause of an illness
To multiply incorrectly, e.g.
Gun failure
To not bring a fetus to term
To incorrectly distribute playing cards
A criminal or immoral action
To treat a package without
proper care
Level 88
May 20, 2014
Misstate? Misspeak?
Level 76
Jun 5, 2014
Misalliance should be allowed for unsuitable pairing.
Level 75
Jul 6, 2018
ander217 you are obviously correct. But 4 years later, it still isn't allowed.
Level 76
Aug 23, 2018
I tried it again today, too. Definition of misalliance: "An unsuitable, unhappy, or unworkable alliance or marriage."
Level 64
Aug 2, 2014
Please allow "mischance" for bad luck.
Level 9
Mar 26, 2016
Sucks when you know an answer but you don't know how to spell it :p
Level 74
Aug 22, 2018
Yes, if any quiz should accept misspellings....
Level 79
Apr 9, 2016
A criminal or immoral action could also be misconduct
Level 66
Dec 19, 2018
Or misbehave(ment) thought that could be an answer for the causing trouble one aswell
Level 77
May 8, 2022
Level 79
Sep 2, 2016
Another good word for this quiz is "miscreant".
Level 65
Dec 4, 2016
Unless the 'cr' is silent and I didn't know that, I suspect you meant "A (not an) criminal. Fun quiz, though!
Level 84
Jul 14, 2017
No "misremembered"? Roidger Clemens will be very disappointed.
Level 88
Aug 29, 2018
I see what you did there.
Level 81
Oct 30, 2017
And no misunderestimate?
Level 57
Dec 4, 2017
FYI: A grammatical typo in one of the clues.

"An criminal or immoral action"

Level 74
May 17, 2018
As a couple of others have mentioned, maybe allow "mischance" for bad luck?
Level ∞
Jun 12, 2018
Level 66
Jul 6, 2018
I've done this quiz before and had no trouble getting mispronounce, but this morning my mind just wouldn't stop saying misspeak.
Level 67
Aug 22, 2018
I worked as a newspaper reporter for more than 30 years and could not think of misprint. To be fair, that's not the word I use for mistakes in the newspaper. I use "mistake" or "error." I think of misprint as referring to a typo.
Level 49
Aug 22, 2018
Similar background and similar thoughts: Typo is wrong, so misquote? misinform?
Level 79
Aug 22, 2018
I thought the gun failure would be "miss".
Level 74
Aug 22, 2018
Nah, that's when the gun works properly but you fail.
Level 80
Aug 22, 2018
I tried "misfit" for a few, to no avail.
Level 70
Jan 11, 2019
How about mishappening for the leprechaun one?
Level 25
Apr 3, 2019
My entire existence: MIStake
Level 28
Jul 2, 2019
Level 70
Feb 13, 2021
I think we're missing a great opportunity for mistribute to be used a a synonym for misdeal.
Level 75
Apr 4, 2023
I read it as "Not bring a fetus to HARM" and was very confused. Then I tried "miscarry" for the package one and it was accepted for the fetus one and I was even more confused. Then I read the definition again.
Level 68
Apr 19, 2023
Can you accept mistake for 75% of these please