Definition of misguided
- well-meaning but misguided do-gooders
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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: having wrong or improper goals or values
: resulting from wrong or improper goals or values
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