wrongheaded


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wrong′head′ed

or wrong′-head′ed,



adj.
wrong in judgment or opinion; misguided and stubborn; perverse.
[1725–35]
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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"
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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.
The Ukip leader attended a traditional Boxing Day meet before describing the current law against hunting foxes with dogs as "wrongheaded".
The UKIP leader attended a traditional Boxing Day hunt before describing the law against hunting foxes with dogs as "wrongheaded".
This inimical bias against other intelligent species and races in the universe isn't just stupidly unselective, it could also be really wrongheaded: Quite a number of experts conjecture that, if extraterrestrials did exist and were able to make contact with the "lowly" human race, they would be so scientifically and ethically advanced that they would no longer have the need for war and conquestand could in fact teach us how to "level up" to their far more enlightened state of being!
It is a great temptation at times to cave in and just respond with compassion and not ask people to be converted from wrongheaded thoughts, words and actions.
Calling Abe's move "a wrongheaded approach," Sakata warns that any attempt to revise the constitution through a new interpretation "would amount to an act of suicide as a legislative body."
Summary: Melbourne: Blaming limited overs cricket for the struggles of Australia's Test batsmen is wrongheaded, according ...