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wrongheaded

wrong·head·ed

wrongheaded

 
pronunciation:
rawng he dihd
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: perversely and obstinately adhering to a wrong opinion or course of action.
It was wrongheaded of him to refuse to put on sunscreen, especially considering the cancer scare he experienced last year.
similar words:
perverse
definition 2: contrary to sound judgment.
Her leaving school is a wrongheaded decision that she will surely regret.
derivations: wrongheadedly (adv.), wrongheadedness (n.)