Wrongheaded Wrong"head`ed, a. Wrong in opinion or principle; having a perverse understanding; perverse. -- {Wrong"head`ed*ly}, adv. -- {Wrong"head`ed*ness}, n. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster]

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  • wrongheadedly — adverb see wrongheaded …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • wrongheadedly — adv. with incorrect judgment; stubbornly …   English contemporary dictionary

  • wrongheadedly — wrong·head·ed·ly …   English syllables

  • wrongheadedly — adverb in a wrongheaded manner • Derived from adjective: ↑wrongheaded * * * adverb see wrongheaded …   Useful english dictionary

  • wrongheaded — wrongheadedly, adv. wrongheadedness, n. /rawng hed id, rong /, adj. wrong in judgment or opinion; misguided and stubborn; perverse. Also, wrong headed. [1725 35; WRONG + HEADED] * * * …   Universalium

  • wrongheaded — adjective Date: 1723 1. stubborn in adherence to wrong opinion or principles < wrongheaded in his opinions > 2. marked by perversity ; contrary to sound judgment < wrongheaded advice > • wrongheadedly adverb • wrongheadedness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • perversely — Synonyms and related words: bearishly, cantankerously, churlishly, contrarily, contrariwise, crabbedly, crankily, crossly, crustily, fractiously, frowardly, huffily, ill humoredly, ill naturedly, irascibly, irritably, snappily, sourly, sulkily,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • wrongheaded — wrong|head|ed [ˌrɔŋˈhedıd US ˌro:ŋ ] adj used to describe an idea, plan, or belief that someone has, that is based on wrong ideas that they are not willing to change >wrongheadedly adv >wrongheadedness n [U] …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • wrongheaded — adjective based on or influenced by wrong ideas that you are not willing to change wrongheadedly adverb …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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