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English definition of “misguided”

misguided

adjective     /ˌmɪsˈɡaɪ.dɪd/
unreasonable or unsuitable because of being based on bad judgment or on wrong information or beliefs : He was shot as he made a misguided attempt to stop the robbers single-handed . The company blamed its disappointing performance on a misguided business plan .MisunderstandingUnsuitable and unacceptable misguidedly     /-li/ adverb MisunderstandingUnsuitable and unacceptable
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