Definition of Misact

1. to act badly [v -ED, -ING, -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Misact

mirza
mirza ghasemi
mirzas
mis-
mis-dealer
mis-dealers
mis-sell
mis-sold
mis-spelling
mis-spellings
misacceptation
misacceptations
misacknowledge
misacknowledging
misact (current term)
misacted
misacting
misacts
misadapt
misadapted
misadapting
misadapts
misadd
misadded
misadding
misaddress
misaddressed
misaddresses
misaddressing

Literary usage of Misact

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1. Publications (1847)
"... and esteem you did misact, did you apprehend and esteem so of it, and ingenuously confess it; but we cannot be satisfied that we ought to pass it by, ..."

2. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1890)
"Let them sink into obscurity that hope to swim in credit by such mis-achievement*. Fuller, Worthies, Cornwall, I. 306. misact (mis-akf), ct [< mis-1 + act. ..."

3. Collectanea Anglo-poetica: Or, A Bibliographical and Descriptive Catalogue by Thomas Corser, James Crossley (1867)
"... rests when should run, And ends her lesson hauing now begun : Now misact h she her stop, then in her song, And doing of her best she still is wrong, ..."

4. The Statutes at Large, the United States from by United States, United States Dept. of State (1891)
"... moreover, for the time being, be subject to etc., as »Rent. all the liabilities and penalties prescribed by law for the official misact in his place, ..."

5. Laws, Joint Resolutions, and Memorials Passed at the Regular Session of the by Nebraska (1858)
"eighth section of the act preparatory to the admission of misact concerning , * . ... . r . , . , . , . , °. . ,., souri into the Union, approved March ..."

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