Definition of wrongheaded
1 : stubborn in adherence to wrong opinion or principles wrongheaded in his opinions
2 : marked by perversity : contrary to sound judgment wrongheaded advice
Examples of wrongheaded in a Sentence
a wrongheaded approach to dealing with the problem
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But that doesn't change the truth about our wrongheaded approach to dealing with the problem.
Nothing is so politically effective as the ability to charge that one’s opponent and his associates are not merely wrongheaded, naïve, ineffective, but, in all probability, ‘
But the recent global cyber attack has shown that governments are taking a completely wrongheaded approach to the issue at the moment, wrote Microsoft's Chief Legal Officer Brad Smith in a Sunday blog post.
Moreover, its application is selective and wrongheaded.
But the new order retains the wrongheaded focus on countries that haven’t been the classic exporters of terrorists killing Americans on American soil.
In some seabirds, researchers are finding that sticking blindly to monogamy can be just as wrongheaded.
Its roots lie in misguided executive compensation schemes, wrongheaded economic policy and regulatory failure.
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: having or showing opinions or ideas that are wrong
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