wrongheaded

or wrong-head·ed

[ rawng-hed-id, rong- ]
/ ˈrɔŋˈhɛd ɪd, ˈrɒŋ- /

adjective

wrong in judgment or opinion; misguided and stubborn; perverse.

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Origin of wrongheaded

First recorded in 1725–35; wrong + headed

OTHER WORDS FROM wrongheaded

wrong·head·ed·ly, adverbwrong·head·ed·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for wrongheaded

wrong-headed

adjective

constantly wrong in judgment
foolishly stubborn; obstinate

Derived forms of wrong-headed

wrong-headedly, adverbwrong-headedness, noun
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