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Synonyms of misguided

Verb


1. mislead, misdirect, misguide, lead astray, lead, take, direct, conduct, guide

usage: lead someone in the wrong direction or give someone wrong directions; "The pedestrian misdirected the out-of-town driver"

2. misadvise, misguide, rede, advise, counsel

usage: give bad advice to

Adjective


1. ill-conceived, misguided, foolish (vs. wise)

usage: poorly conceived or thought out; "an ill-conceived plan to take over the company"

2. misguided, mistaken, wrong (vs. right)

usage: wrong in e.g. opinion or judgment; "well-meaning but misguided teachers"; "a mistaken belief"; "mistaken identity"

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