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English definition of “misguided”

misguided

adjective uk   /ˌmɪsˈɡaɪ.dɪd/ us  
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
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
MisunderstandingUnsuitable and unacceptable
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