Misguided



[mis-gahy-did] /mɪsˈgaɪ dɪd/

adjective
1.
misled; mistaken:
Their naive actions were a misguided attempt to help the poor.
[mis-gahyd] /mɪsˈgaɪd/
verb (used with object), misguided, misguiding.
1.
to guide wrongly; misdirect.
/ˌmɪsˈɡaɪdɪd/
adjective
1.
foolish or unreasonable, esp in action or behaviour
/ˌmɪsˈɡaɪd/
verb
1.
(transitive) to guide or direct wrongly or badly
adj.

“erring in purpose or action,” 1650s, past participle adjective from misguide (v.). Earlier, “ill-behaved” (late 15c.). Related: Misguidedly; misguidedness.
v.

late 14c., “to go astray;” see mis- (1) + guide (v.). Transitive sense of “to guide in the wrong direction” is first attested c.1500. Related: Misguided; misguiding.

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