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Synonyms for misguided
mɪsˈgaɪ dɪdmis·guid·ed

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  1. misguidedadjective

    erring, straying, stray, confused, errant, off, course

  2. misguidedadjective

    ill-conceived or not thought through

    confused, off, straying, errant, course, erring, stray

  3. misguidedadjective

    misled or mistaken

    straying, erring, stray, course, errant, off, confused

  4. misguidedadjective

    lacking proper guidance

    A misguided child may use his personal power in mischievous ways

    course, straying, off, confused, errant, stray, erring

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  1. ill-conceived, misguidedadjective

    poorly conceived or thought out

    "an ill-conceived plan to take over the company"

    ill-conceived, mistaken

    right, wise

  2. misguided, mistakenadjective

    wrong in e.g. opinion or judgment

    "well-meaning but misguided teachers"; "a mistaken belief"; "mistaken identity"

    ill-conceived, false, mistaken

    wise, right

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  1. Martin Luther:

    The means by which we live have outdistanced the ends for which we live. Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men

  2. Paul Offit:

    He will live in a vegetative state probably for five years until he dies from something else. Basically, we snuffed out potentially a 75-year-old perfectly normal life because of a false concern that vaccines would do harm, or in their misguided notion that somehow religion teaches us anything other than we should care for our children.

  3. Martin Luther King, Jr.:

    Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men.

  4. Linda Rosenthal:

    Though it may seem inconceivable that anyone would tattoo or pierce their dog or cat, a quick Internet search reveals that it is a growing trend among some misguided individuals.

  5. Rodolfo Mendoza-Denton:

    Given the volatility of the protests, I think it's misguided regardless of the protest, it's inflammatory and is triggering upset and anger.

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