"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
First submittedMarch 1, 2011
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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 84
May 20, 2014
Misstate? Misspeak?
Level 78
Jun 5, 2014
Misalliance should be allowed for unsuitable pairing.
Level 72
Jul 6, 2018
ander217 you are obviously correct. But 4 years later, it still isn't allowed.
Level 78
Aug 23, 2018
I tried it again today, too. Definition of misalliance: "An unsuitable, unhappy, or unworkable alliance or marriage."
Level 65
Aug 2, 2014
Please allow "mischance" for bad luck.
Level 11
Mar 26, 2016
Sucks when you know an answer but you don't know how to spell it :p
Level 70
Aug 22, 2018
Yes, if any quiz should accept misspellings....
Level 75
Apr 9, 2016
A criminal or immoral action could also be misconduct
Level 67
Dec 19, 2018
Or misbehave(ment) thought that could be an answer for the causing trouble one aswell
Level 77
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 81
Jul 14, 2017
No "misremembered"? Roidger Clemens will be very disappointed.
Level 83
Aug 29, 2018
I see what you did there.
Level 78
Oct 30, 2017
And no misunderestimate?
Level 64
Dec 4, 2017
FYI: A grammatical typo in one of the clues.

"An criminal or immoral action"

Level 70
May 17, 2018
As a couple of others have mentioned, maybe allow "mischance" for bad luck?
Level ∞
Jun 12, 2018
Level 67
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 50
Aug 22, 2018
Similar background and similar thoughts: Typo is wrong, so misquote? misinform?
Level 75
Aug 22, 2018
I thought the gun failure would be "miss".
Level 70
Aug 22, 2018
Nah, that's when the gun works properly but you fail.
Level 75
Aug 22, 2018
I tried "misfit" for a few, to no avail.
Level 67
Jan 11, 2019
How about mishappening for the leprechaun one?
Level 27
Apr 3, 2019
My entire existence: MIStake
Level 29
Jul 2, 2019
Level 68
Feb 13, 2021
I think we're missing a great opportunity for mistribute to be used a a synonym for misdeal.