wrongheaded

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adjective wrong·head·ed \ˈrȯŋ-ˈhe-dəd\

Definition of wrongheaded

  1. 1 :  stubborn in adherence to wrong opinion or principles <wrongheaded in his opinions>

  2. 2 :  marked by perversity :  contrary to sound judgment <wrongheaded advice>

wrongheadedly

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wrongheadedness

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Examples of wrongheaded in a sentence

  1. a wrongheaded approach to dealing with the problem

1723

First Known Use of wrongheaded

1723


WRONGHEADED Defined for English Language Learners

wrongheaded

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adjective wrong·head·ed \ˈrȯŋ-ˈhe-dəd\

Definition of wrongheaded for English Language Learners

  • : having or showing opinions or ideas that are wrong


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