Definition of Misguided

1. Adjective. Poorly conceived or thought out. "An ill-conceived plan to take over the company"

Exact synonyms: Ill-conceived
Similar to: Foolish



2. Adjective. Wrong in e.g. opinion or judgment. "Mistaken identity"
Exact synonyms: Mistaken
Similar to: Wrong

Definition of Misguided

1. Adjective. ill-conceived or not thought through ¹

2. Adjective. misled or mistaken ¹

3. Adjective. lacking proper guidance ¹

4. Verb. (past of misguide) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Misguided

1. misguide [v] - See also: misguide

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Literary usage of Misguided

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1. The Poetical Works of John Dryden by John Dryden (1909)
"The young man Absalom," weak and misguided, but full of fine qualities and good intentions, represents the Duke of Mon- mouth. Achitophel, For close designs ..."

2. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"... 30 June, 1905, 26-48). among their misguided votaries credit for infallibility and makes them in the eves of believers mediators between the visible ana ..."

3. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1858)
"... searched for him unceasingly until they found him ; and they laid the poor misguided youth within the hearing of the eternal sea, and within sight of ..."

4. Studies of a Biographer by Leslie Stephen (1902)
"... but it may be totally misguided or may be really composed of some very objectionable ingredients which, without conscious hypocrisy, may be disguised in ..."

5. The Writings of George Washington: Being His Correspondence, Addresses by George Washington (1847)
"The disaffected part of the State are suing for mercy, and executing, it is said, some of their own leaders for having misguided them. ..."

6. Works of J. Fenimore Cooper by James Fenimore Cooper (1893)
"When Hawk-eye reached the garrison on the Mohawk, he inquired anxiously after that lovely but misguided creature. None knew her—even her person was no ..."

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