adjective mis·guid·ed \(ˌ)mis-ˈgī-dəd\
: having wrong or improper goals or values
: resulting from wrong or improper goals or values
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Examples of MISGUIDED
- 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
First Known Use of MISGUIDED
: having or resulting from mistaken ideas or values <misguided advisers> <a misguided attempt>
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