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
Recent Examples of wrongheaded from the Web
Its roots lie in misguided executive compensation schemes, wrongheaded economic policy and regulatory failure.
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Definition of wrongheaded for English Language Learners
: having or showing opinions or ideas that are wrong
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