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Adjective: misguided  mis'gI-did
  1. Poorly conceived or thought out
    - ill-conceived, misbegotten
     
  2. Wrong in e.g. opinion or judgment
    "well-meaning but misguided teachers";
    - mistaken
Verb: misguide  mis'gId
  1. Lead someone in the wrong direction or give someone wrong directions
    "The pedestrian misguided the out-of-town driver";
    - mislead, misdirect, lead astray
     
  2. Give bad advice to
    - misadvise

See also: daft, dumb, foolish, stupid, wrong

Type of: advise, conduct, counsel, direct, guide, lead, rede [archaic], take

Encyclopedia: Misguided