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misguided

mis gahy did

  • v  lead someone in the wrong direction or give someone wrong directions
  • v  give bad advice to
  • s  poorly conceived or thought out
  • s  wrong in e.g. opinion or judgment
    well-meaning but misguided teachers

  • How years of misguided policies and bureaucratic bungling left New Orleans defenseless against Katrina and why it may happen again.
  • 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.
  • The Afghanistan Problem: Why Are We in Helmand? The military's summer campaign in Afghanistan has been misguided and needs to be fixed now.
News & Articles

  • 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...
    June 17, 2013 - The Memphis Daily News
  • 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.
    June 17, 2013 - Ashland City Times
  • 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 ...
    June 16, 2013 - Associated Press via Yahoo! News
Quotes

  • Barack Obama in Irish Central
    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.
  • Gilbert Arenas in Washington Post
    ...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."

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