Simple Definition of misguided
: having wrong or improper goals or values
: resulting from wrong or improper goals or values
Examples of misguided in a sentence
She's been getting a lot of bad advice from misguided friends.
He blames the crisis on the government's misguided economic policies.
a misguided attempt to help
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MISGUIDED Defined for Kids
Definition of misguided for Students
: having or resulting from mistaken ideas or values <misguided advisers> <a misguided attempt>
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