misguided Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"misguided" in British English

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misguidedadjective

uk   us   /ˌmɪsˈɡaɪ.dɪd/
unreasonable or ​unsuitable because of being ​based on ​badjudgment or on ​wronginformation or ​beliefs: He was ​shot as he made a misguided attempt to ​stop the ​robberssingle-handed. The ​companyblameditsdisappointingperformance on a misguided ​businessplan.
misguidedly
adverb uk   us   /-li/
(Definition of misguided from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"misguided" in American English

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misguidedadjective

 us   /mɪsˈɡɑɪ·dɪd/
unreasonable or ​unsuitable because of being ​based on a ​badjudgment of a ​situation or on ​information or ​beliefs that are ​wrong: "The ​Red Shoes" was a misguided ​attempt to ​turn a ​balletfilm into a ​musical.
(Definition of misguided from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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