wrongheaded


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wrong′head′ed

or wrong′-head′ed,



adj.
wrong in judgment or opinion; misguided and stubborn; perverse.
[1725–35]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.wrongheaded - obstinately perverse in judgment or opinion; "a wrongheaded policy"
wrong - based on or acting or judging in error; "it is wrong to think that way"
References in classic literature ?
The other proceedings of Captain Sowle were equally wrongheaded and unlucky.
I will appeal to Mr Supple, who is a man of sense, if I said anything which could put any human creature into a passion; but you are so wrongheaded every way.
You have now an opportunity, on easy terms, of placing yourself in a much higher position than you ever could, by remaining here; which would only be imputed, by people who didn't know you, to sheer dogged, wrongheaded, brutal obstinacy; nothing else, my dear Sir, believe me.
O no, the wary Nature sends a new troop of fairer forms, of lordlier youths, with a little more excess of direction to hold them fast to their several aim; makes them a little wrongheaded in that direction in which they are rightest, and on goes the game again with new whirl, for a generation or two more.
THEATRE CDF:Wrongheaded Part film, part text, part live performance, Wrongheaded delves into ideas and experiences around physical identity and body politics.
He said: "I believe the Hunting Act 2004 was wrongheaded as it intervened where government has little moral authority.
Summary: Melbourne: Blaming limited overs cricket for the struggles of Australia's Test batsmen is wrongheaded, according .
WHAT an outrageously sanctimonious, cruel and wrongheaded letter from Debbie Savage and family (ECHO May 12).
To save embarrassing himself further, Mr Atkinson is advised to go and read up on the difference between weather and climate, and then perhaps he won't feel the need to submit something quite so wrongheaded for public perusal.
Thanks in part to the wrongheaded Spanish explorer Juan de Fuca, by 1622, the idea had taken root that California was completely surrounded by water.
This is a wrongheaded policy that doesn't get to the root problem," said Jane Hoffman of the Mayor's Alliance for NYC's Animals.
BROUGH SCOTT is wrongheaded in advocating the football model [for the structure of horseracing].