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[rawng-hed-id, rong-] /ˈrɔŋˈhɛd ɪd, ˈrɒŋ-/
wrong in judgment or opinion; misguided and stubborn; perverse.
Also, wrong-headed.
Origin of wrongheaded
1725-35; wrong + headed
Related forms
wrongheadedly, adverb
wrongheadedness, noun Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • From a scientific perspective, both are wrongheaded.
  • It leads to wrongheaded thinking about the real causes of economic and environmental troubles.
  • We fear they are leaning in a wrongheaded and dangerous direction.
  • The obsession with deficit reduction is wrongheaded and ill-informed.
  • As wrongheaded as these court opinions are, there is no authority beyond these state supreme courts which can rectify their error.
  • We believe the approach of the proposal is wrongheaded.
  • Hopefully, we'll be able to undo some of the cuts that have been wreaked upon you with this wrongheaded policy.
  • And this proposal was as wrongheaded as what this proposal is for a number of reasons.

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