misconceived


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mis·con·ceive

 (mĭs′kən-sēv′)
tr.v. mis·con·ceived, mis·con·ceiv·ing, mis·con·ceives
To interpret incorrectly; misunderstand.

mis′con·ceiv′er n.

misconceived

(ˌmɪskənˈsiːvd)
adj
wrongly planned or based
Translations

misconceived

[ˌmɪskənˈsiːvd] ADJ a misconceived planun proyecto descabellado

misconceived

[ˌmɪskənˈsiːvd] adj (= misguided) [plan, method] → inadapté(e)

misconceived

adj (= mistaken) policyverfehlt; ideairrig, falsch; approach, actionfalsch; such fears are misconceivedsolche Befürchtungen sind unbegründet

misconceived

[ˌmɪskənˈsiːvd] adj (plan) → sbagliato/a
References in classic literature ?
I persuade myself, however, that it will be made apparent to every one, that the charge cannot be supported, and that the maxim on which it relies has been totally misconceived and misapplied.
If every one else has misconceived you, remember that you have never been doubted by him whose heart recognized you ten years ago.
This, upon examination, will be found to be made up altogether of false reasoning upon misconceived fact.
And here, lest I may be misunderstood, permit me to digress for one moment merely to observe that the exceedingly brief and simple Latin phrase which I have employed, is invariably mistranslated and misconceived.
If I might venture to remark that it is the least in the world deficient in that delicacy to which a youth mistaken, a character misconceived, and abilities misdirected, would turn for relief and guidance, I should express what it presents to my own view.
Facts or opinions which are to pass through the hands of so many, to be misconceived by folly in one, and ignorance in another, can hardly have much truth left.
The hero is misconceived and misreported; he cannot therefore wait to unravel any man's blunders; he is again on his road, adding new powers and honors to his domain and new claims on your heart, which will bankrupt you if you have loitered about the old things and have not kept your relation to him by adding to your wealth.
I never intend to degrade any institution, making them stronger instead,' he asserted, adding that his criticism was misconceived.
Among his topics are the Armenian genocide, complicity with Hitler during and after World War II, the misconceived Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the ineffectiveness of the United Nations organization, the United Nations and European cowardice, the demoralized World Court, the United Nations in the footsteps of Hitler, and a new world organization.
But the judge, sitting with Lord Justice Davis and Mr Justice Goss, said: "This is misconceived.
Mr Justice Treacy told the High Court: "The present application is premature and misconceived.
SIR - Dr John Sentamu, the Archbishop of York, is no doubt a very thoughtful and intelligent Churchman, but his recent lambasting of "our obsession with money, houses and luxury, leading to misery, not happiness" seems a little misconceived - if not hypocritical.