Origin of misguided
verb (used with object), mis·guid·ed, mis·guid·ing.
Origin of misguide
Examples from the Web for misguided
Perhaps that presumption was misguided, but more on that later.
Sweden explores new frontiers in our misguided, foolish, pointless obsession with rating and censoring entertainment.
It was the scene that launched a thousand HBO subscriptions—and one misguided, mammary-centric New Yorker think piece.Alexandra Daddario on 'True Detective's' Misogyny Claims and Her Hollywood Ascent|Marlow Stern|September 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
First there are those who became agnostics, and who think Christians are misguided at best.
Taking this approach is not only misguided, but a serious strategic gamble for the pro-choice community.
Badly educated, misguided, we believe Mr. Jones to be; but these are the words of honest, sincere conviction.Slavery and the Constitution|William Ingersoll Bowditch
The misguided safeblower or house prowler might be excused for a great many things.Whispering Wires|Henry Leverage
Therein he expressed the hope that his misguided subjects would repent of their conduct toward him.The War Upon Religion|Rev. Francis A. Cunningham
Their ignorance, their malice, their misguided and revengeful zeal excited only pity in his breast.The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Vol. 3 (of 12)|Robert G. Ingersoll
She made up her mind to dispose of this misguided young man once for all.Mrs. Balfame|Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton
"erring in purpose or action," 1650s, past participle adjective from misguide (v.). Earlier, "ill-behaved" (late 15c.). Related: Misguidedly; misguidedness.