Hoping for a change in Netanyahu or even for Israeli unilateralism—whatever one might think of its merits—is misguided.
The Humane Society of the United States opposed the Maryland ruling, calling it “misguided and overreaching.”
Sweden explores new frontiers in our misguided, foolish, pointless obsession with rating and censoring entertainment.
"erring in purpose or action," 1650s, past participle adjective from misguide (v.). Earlier, "ill-behaved" (late 15c.). Related: Misguidedly; misguidedness.