- wrong in judgment or opinion; misguided and stubborn; perverse.
Origin of wrongheaded
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Examples from the Web for wrongheaded
John Kael Weston remembers a man whose death he blames on our wrongheaded policies.Iraq War, 10th Anniversary: The Last Grand Mufti
John Kael Weston
March 21, 2013
But to see New York cave to the voices of fear, rather than of reason, is unprecedented, shameful, and wrongheaded.Stop Moping! The Marathon Is Exactly What New York Needs Right Now
November 3, 2012
But it is wrongheaded to look at Sayles as just a filmmaker writing a book.John Sayles Declares His Independence
May 9, 2011
This seems to me just as wrongheaded as the idea that Bush v. Gore was a “lawless” decision.Was the Health-Care Ruling a Liberal Victory?
December 14, 2010
But that doesn't make their words any less hurtful or wrongheaded.Limbaugh's Latest Shameful Outburst
February 5, 2010
They might be silly, wrongheaded, unhappy; but naturally evil—no.End of the Tether
We can be wrongheaded and wronghearted, or the reverse, as we ourselves determine.Character
He is as positive and wrongheaded about this as he is about hunting.Bracebridge Hall</p>
In the ante-room, in a bad light, hangs a characteristic likeness of poor, wrongheaded Barry.Haunted London
In fact, it would seem to be allowed within philosophical circles that Mill's works are often wrongheaded and unphilosophical.