wrongheadedly

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wrongheaded +‎ -ly

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wrongheadedly (comparative more wrongheadedly, superlative most wrongheadedly)

  1. In a wrongheaded manner.
    • 2000, Alan S. Dale, Comedy is a Man in Trouble: Slapstick in American Movies, U of Minnesota Press, page 128 [1]
      In a movie like The Extra Girl, though Sue is the starring role, Dave is the active role in romantic comedy terms. The happy ending makes them both happy, but he's the one who has pursued Sue unstintingly while Sue has wrongheadedly pursued a career.

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