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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 previewA Critical Pronouncing Dictionary and Expositor of the English Language ... Abridged and Adapted to the Use of the Citizens of the United States (1824)

by John Walker

Wrongheaded,. rong~héd'éd. a. having. a. ". _. ' v 13!. X. K, says J ohmon, is a. letter.

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

by Charles Annandale

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 previewWorkers in America: A Historical Encyclopedia [2 volumes] (2013)

by Robert E. Weir

And let us remember one of the most wrongheaded predictions of all time: Karl Marx predicted that the United States would be one of the ...

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Wrongheaded Meaning

Video shows what wrongheaded means. Having an obstinately (persistently, stubbornly) perverse/erroneous opinion or judgement.. Wrongheaded Meaning.

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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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