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misguided

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adjective mis·guid·ed \(ˌ)mis-ˈgī-dəd\

Simple Definition of misguided

  • : having wrong or improper goals or values

  • : resulting from wrong or improper goals or values

Full Definition of misguided

  1. :  led or prompted by wrong or inappropriate motives or ideals <well-meaning but misguided do-gooders>

mis·guid·ed·ly play \-lē\ adverb
mis·guid·ed·ness play \-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



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