misguided misguided  /mɪs ˈɡaɪ dɪd/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) poorly conceived or thought out
  2. (adj) wrong in e.g. opinion or judgment

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Usage(s):

  1. How years of misguided policies and bureaucratic bungling left New Orleans defenseless against Katrina and why it may happen again.
  2. We have been misguided in dismissing what people say about how happy they are and simply assuming that if they are consuming more apples and buying more cars they are better off.
  3. The emergence of Pol Pot's ultra-Maoist Khmer Rouge was partly a result of misguided American policy 20 years ago.

News

  1. Tennessee GOP Supermajority Struggles to Find Footing

    NASHVILLE (AP) – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam began the year by dismissing what he called misguided predictions that the new Republican supermajor...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: The Memphis Daily News

  2. TN GOP supermajority struggles to find footing

    Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam began the year by dismissing what he called misguided predictions that the new Republican supermajority in state government would devolve into infighting.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Ashland City Times

  3. Report faults Heinz Endowments head for gas ties

    The head of an influential charity is being criticized for his ties to the oil and gas industry, but some experts say the allegations are misguided. The Public Accountability Initiative, a liberal-leaning ...
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

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Quotes

  1. "If we continue to fail to act at the federal level, we will continue to see misguided efforts opening up around the country," he said.
    on Jun 17, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: Irish Central

  2. ...continue into what transpired between the Washington Wizards' Gilbert Arenas and Javaris Crittenton, but it has been established that guns were in the locker room -- which Arenas called "a misguided effort to play a joke on a teammate."
    on Jan 6, 2010 By: Gilbert Arenas Source: Washington Post

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