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 Dictionary entry overview: What does misguided mean? 

MISGUIDED (adjective)
  The adjective MISGUIDED has 2 senses:

1. poorly conceived or thought out
2. wrong in e.g. opinion or judgment

  Familiarity information: MISGUIDED used as an adjective is rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

MISGUIDED (adjective)

Sense 1misguided [BACK TO TOP]


Poorly conceived or thought out


ill-conceived; misguided

Context example:

an ill-conceived plan to take over the company


foolish (devoid of good sense or judgment)

Sense 2misguided [BACK TO TOP]


Wrong in e.g. opinion or judgment


mistaken; misguided

Context examples:

well-meaning but misguided teachers / a mistaken belief / mistaken identity


wrong (contrary to conscience or morality or law)

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