[ US /mɪsˈɡaɪd/ ]
[ UK /mɪsɡˈa‍ɪd/ ]
  1. give bad advice to
  2. lead someone in the wrong direction or give someone wrong directions
    The pedestrian misdirected the out-of-town driver
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How To Use misguide In A Sentence

  • I also feel that the manuals can sometimes misguide us.
  • I have long claimed that this conceivability is only apparent; some misguided philosophers think they can conceive of a zombie, but they are badly mistaken. nullasalus: Blurring the Line
  • Politicians or other misguided do-gooders won't be able to meddle.
  • A misguided foray into middle-eastern politics, it may well be their lyrical nadir, their trademark synth-pop swamped in a hideous 80s production.
  • With the no-doubt unintended effect of suggesting that Wallace's menace and ensuing mayhem might, in hindsight, be laughed-off like a good-ol'-boy joke, "George Wallace: Settin 'the Woods on Fire" takes part of its title, and its misguided musical leitmotif from a wacky, Hank Williams party-hearty song. Film/Television: Lost Highways
  • But the more evident marauder is pigeons, thanks to the sandwich crusts left by lunchers and the feed spread by misguided bird fanciers.
  • The Weather Underground was misguided and poor strategy tactic — but as Ayers says, they never killed anybody. flory Says: Matthew Yglesias » The Real Bill Ayers Kind Of Sucks
  • The naivety, hateful ignorance and misguided arguments of his article were appalling to say the least.
  • Our country has all of these things because vigorous, misguided liberals succeeded in reshaping the nation. Matthew Yglesias » Kristol Complicates Napoleon Metaphors
  • We deeply regret our misguided support and apologize for our previous email.
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