wrongheaded

[ UK /ɹˈɒŋhɛdɪd/ ]
[ US /ˈɹɔŋˌhɛdɪd/ ]
ADJECTIVE
  1. obstinately perverse in judgment or opinion
    a wrongheaded policy
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How To Use wrongheaded In A Sentence

  • a wrongheaded policy
  • Normally this Google search returns an administration that is wrongheadedly driven to job generation by building more roads, more airports and increasing our dependency on fossil fuels. Lee Schneider: What Are You Searching For?
  • In the case of Heidegger, in particular, the paramount position of technology in modern society is a symptom of something more fundamental, namely a wrongheaded attitude towards Being which has been in the making for almost 25 centuries. Philosophy of Technology
  • Operating from this perspective, Obama has picked a high profile case which he either wins in criminal court, which validates the criminalization approach over the warfare approach, or loses, which can only happen because of things that occurred while Bush was wrongheadedly engaging in the warfare policy. The Volokh Conspiracy » Why Has Holder Decided to Try Khalid Sheikh Mohammed in a Civilian Court?
  • Unfortunately, the overwhelming majority of Floridians with financial means and political clout with the GOP power structure have bought into this increasingly popular, albeit wrongheaded, system of what I call abbreviated education on the cheap. South of the Suwannee
  • What I’ve come to see as particularly wrongheaded is the notion that a spokesman, while on the job, speaks for himself. Waldo Jaquith - Blaming the Campaign for the Employee
  • But that all feel no matter hwo wrongheadedly that they do have a legiitimate claim is a truth that is avoided only at the cost, I think of further stalemate and probably, in the end, serious violence. Reasonable Review of Cape No. 7 from Chinese State Media
  • The problem isn't this statement, but that you, quite wrongheadedly, seem to think only you have the God given wisdom to see it. Balkinization
  • Glover describes last week's EHRC report as "wrongheaded" in its ideas of fairness. It's equality of life chances, not literal equality, that the left espouses
  • I'm afraid my piece has reinforced a widespread, and in my opinion, wrongheaded anti-intellectual strain in design.
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