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Princeton's WordNet

  1. wrongheadedadjective

    obstinately perverse in judgment or opinion

    "a wrongheaded policy"


  1. wrongheadedadjective

    having an obstinately perverse opinion or judgement

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Wronghead, Wrongheadedadjective

    Having a perverse understanding.

    Etymology: wrong and head.

    Much do I suffer, much to keep in peace
    This jealous, waspish, wronghead, rhyming race. Alexander Pope.


  1. wrongheaded

    Wrongheaded is an adjective used to describe someone or something that is stubbornly misguided or displaying faulty or mistaken judgment or reasoning. It refers to actions, decisions or ideas that are perceived as fundamentally incorrect due to a lack of proper understanding or a refusal to acknowledge the reality or facts of a situation.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Wrongheadedadjective

    wrong in opinion or principle; having a perverse understanding; perverse

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of wrongheaded in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of wrongheaded in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of wrongheaded in a Sentence

  1. Marion Smith:

    Professor Kumar and other so-called educators like her are doing a disservice to our young people by teaching them a narrow and wrongheaded version of history.

  2. Rand Paul:

    I didn't agree with the fight that happened last week, and I voted against overturning the election, but at the same time, the impeachment is a wrongheaded, partisan notion. But if Republicans go along with it, it will destroy the party. A third of the Republicans will leave the party.

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