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[mis-gahy-did] /mɪsˈgaɪ dɪd/

misled; mistaken:
Their naive actions were a misguided attempt to help the poor.
foolish or unreasonable, esp in action or behaviour

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


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