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Definition of the adjective wrongheaded
What does wrongheaded mean as an attribute of a noun?
- obstinately perverse in judgment or opinion
- example: a wrongheaded policy
- similar: wrong
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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 ...
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.
A Dictionary of English Synonymes and Synonymous or Parallel Expressions Designed as a Practical Guide to Aptness and Variety of Phraseology (1881)
by Richard Soule
Wrongheaded, a. Perverse, stubborn, intractable, crotchety, mulish, headstrong, crossgrained, dogged, wayward, PIGHEADED. Wrongly, ad. Erroneously, WRONG, amiss. Wroth, a. Angry, WRATHFUL . Wrought, [Imperfect and participle of ...
Sixth Edition by David Thomson
Spellbound, TheParadine Case,andRope are flawed by unwieldy or wrongheaded situations. DialMforMurder is unadventurous suspense, Saboteur a monotonous chase film. The richemotional undertones of Northby Northwest show how ...
by Catherine Cocks, Peter C. Holloran, Alan Lessoff
President Woodrow Wilson appointed him to the International Purity Congress in 1914, but by then the term Comstockery became a disparaging label for wrongheaded Puritanism. See also COMMITTEE OF FOURTEEN. CONEY ISLAND.
by Ian Buchanan
it was wrongheaded to begin with and has been superseded by a more sophisticated version. More of ...
by Kenneth R. Merrill
Viewed in one way, Hume' s argument about diminishing confidence is incurably wrongheaded, and obviously so. On this reasoning, we would be less confident of our answer to a problem after we had reviewed and carefully checked it, and ...
by James Stevens Curl, Susan Wilson
' Such a simplistic, prolix, and arguably wrongheaded ...
by Bruce Biggs
wrongheaded poorangi. wrong impression, under amoehewa. wry ...
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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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