misbegotten Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “misbegotten” in the English Dictionary

"misbegotten" in British English

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uk   /ˌmɪs.bɪˈɡɒt.ən/  us   /-ˈɡɑː.t̬ən/

misbegotten adjective (BADLY PLANNED)

formal badly or ​stupidlyplanned or ​designed: a misbegotten ​belief/​idea misbegotten ​social and ​economicpolicies

misbegotten adjective (NOT RESPECTED)

[before noun] old-fashioned formal not ​deserving to be ​respected or ​thoughtvaluable: Her misbegotten ​fatherspent most of his ​adultlife in ​prison.
(Definition of misbegotten from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “misbegotten”
in Chinese (Simplified) 计划不周的, 计划不周密的,规划拙劣的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 計劃不周的, 計劃不周密的,規劃拙劣的…
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