Synonyms of 'misplaced'
a telling sign of misplaced priorities
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If you describe something that someone does as ill-advised, you mean that it is not sensible or wise.
She said his remarks had been ill-advised.
If you describe something that someone says or does as ill-considered, you mean that it is not sensible or not appropriate.
He made some ill-considered remarks about the cost.
Thesaurus for misplaced from the Collins English Thesaurus
If you describe a feeling or action as misplaced , you are critical of it because you think it is inappropriate, or directed towards the wrong thing or person.