misconceived

adjective
mis·​con·​ceived | \ ˌmis-kən-ˈsēvd How to pronounce misconceived (audio) \

Definition of misconceived

1 : badly conceived a confusing, misconceived film a misconceived plan
2 : wrong or inaccurate the misconceived notion that bats are birds

First Known Use of misconceived

1592, in the meaning defined at sense 2

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The first known use of misconceived was in 1592

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“Misconceived.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/misconceived. Accessed 22 Sep. 2021.

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misconceived

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of misconceived

: poorly planned or thought out : badly conceived

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