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Definition of the adjective wrongheaded

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  1. obstinately perverse in judgment or opinion
    • example: a wrongheaded policy
    • similar: wrong

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Google previewThe Imperial dictionary, on the basis of Webster's English dictionary (1883)

by John Ogilvie

Wrongheaded (rong'hed-ed), a. Having the brain or head taken up with false or wrong notions or ideas ; especially, perversely wrong; having a perverse understanding: perverse. ' A wrongheaded distrust of England." Bp. Berkeley.

Google previewEvery Reporter's Own Shorthand Dictionary (1882)

In which Blank Lines Opposite All the Words in the English Language are Provided, for ... Writers of All Systems of Shorthand to Put on Record ... The Peculiar Word-forms They Employ by Elias Longley

Wrongfully Wrongheaded . Wrongheaded-) -nes f Wrongless Wronglessly Wromrly ) Wrongness) Wrong- timed .

Google previewThe Imperial Dictionary of the English Language (1883)

A Complete Encyclopedic Lexicon, Literary, Scientific, and Technological by John Ogilvie

Wrongheaded (rong'hed-ed), a. Having the brain or head taken up with false or wrong notions or ideas ; especially, per- TerseTy wrong ; having a perverse understanding; perverse. 'A wrongheaded distrust of England.' Bp. Berkeley.

Google previewA Dictionary of Critical Theory (2010)

by Ian Buchanan

it was wrongheaded to begin with and has been superseded by a more sophisticated version. More of a sound bite than a fully thought-out concept, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of American Indian Issues Today [2 Volumes] (2013)

by Russell M. Lawson

The New Left radicalized students during a time when the civil rights movement seemed too slow and the Vietnam War seemed too wrongheaded and racist. Black Power fed into La Raza, Red Power, and feminism, as student demonstrations ...

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Scrabble value of W4R1O1N1G2H4E1A1D2E1D2

The value of this 11-letter word is 20 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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