[ mis-gahy-did ]
/ mɪsˈgaɪ dɪd /
misled; mistaken: Their naive actions were a misguided attempt to help the poor.
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OTHER WORDS FROM misguidedmis·guid·ed·ly, adverbmis·guid·ed·ness, nounun·mis·guid·ed, adjectiveun·mis·guid·ed·ly, adverb
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Example sentences from the Web for misguidedly
The see-sawing ambivalence neatly reflects how badly and misguidedly politicians and political parties approach women.
Certainly, though men, misguidedly, will attempt to make Wilhelm II.
British Dictionary definitions for misguidedly
/ (ˌmɪsˈɡaɪdɪd) /
foolish or unreasonable, esp in action or behaviour
Derived forms of misguidedmisguidedly, adverb
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