Definition of misemployment in US English:

misemployment

noun

  • See misemploy

    • ‘The solution to the related problems of unemployment, underemployment, and misemployment of the specially challenged will be complex.’
    • ‘However, they must first face the problem of underemployment, misemployment or worse the lack of available jobs after graduation.’
    • ‘I have suffered more perhaps from the reading of bad books than from all other misemployments of time put together.’
    • ‘So, law grads, e-mail us with your stories of unemployment, underemployment, or misemployment and we'll post them so that law students can be fairly warned.’
    • ‘In short, it's musically the very kiss of death for a Bach keyboard work, and nothing, no matter how otherwise salutary, can overcome or compensate for its employment (or, rather, misemployment).’