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  • n  someone unable to adapt to their circumstances

  • Described later by his sentencing judge as a "pathetic social misfit," the 28-year-old then reached into his sports bag and, in the manner that others might pull out a sweater .
  • Movies often editorialize on this theme: the man who's a misfit back home but an efficient, imaginative killing machine on the battlefield.
  • In the best of light, Smith was the impolitic outlaw with more grit than tact, the archetypical don't-tread-on-me misfit without whom the fragile experiment at Jamestown would have .

  • Kristin Davis in PR-Inside.com (Pressemitteilung)
    My lucky director Priyadarshan, who introduced me in Tamil movies, is giving me a break in Hindi films too. After my good debut in 'Lesa, Lesa', I was reticent about my career because of a nagging feeling I would be a misfit in cinema. Now with a... Trisha Krishnan http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trisha_Krishnan&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNF-LrrNJRNOO7heALeXLdNx_vyCYg Times of India http://www.google.com/url?q=http://movies.indiatimes.com/articleshow/4649134.cms&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNGAI00Xl2UZbxsxUr_gTJquhC99bw Jun 13, 2009 64125 85432 misfit Davis, whose parents moved to South Carolina when she was a child, said: I felt like a misfit. I was in the South, everybody was blonde. I just didn't feel like I fitted in. It was sort of my way of fitting."
  • Andrew Graham-Dixon in The Economist
    Caravaggio was a violent man living in violent times, but, says the author, he was not "the freak, the misfit, the absolute outsider that he has often been painted to be".

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