misguided


mis·guid·ed

adjective \(ˌ)mis-ˈgī-dəd\

: having wrong or improper goals or values

: resulting from wrong or improper goals or values

Full Definition of MISGUIDED

:  led or prompted by wrong or inappropriate motives or ideals <well-meaning but misguided do-gooders>
mis·guid·ed·ly \-lē\ adverb
mis·guid·ed·ness \-nəs\ noun

Examples of MISGUIDED

  1. She's been getting a lot of bad advice from misguided friends.
  2. He blames the crisis on the government's misguided economic policies.
  3. a misguided attempt to help

First Known Use of MISGUIDED

1500

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