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  • as incontrary
  • as indogmatic

synonyms for wrongheaded

  • adverse
  • antithetical
  • conflicting
  • contradictory
  • discordant
  • hostile
  • inconsistent
  • inimical
  • negative
  • opposed
  • paradoxical
  • anti
  • antipodal
  • converse
  • counter
  • dissident
  • nonconformist
  • recusant
  • refractory
  • reverse
  • antipathetic
  • antipodean
  • balky
  • clashing
  • contrariant
  • contumacious
  • diametric
  • dissentient
  • froward
  • headstrong
  • insubordinate
  • intractable
  • nonconforming
  • obstinate
  • ornery
  • perverse
  • rebellious
  • recalcitrant
  • restive
  • stubborn
  • unruly
  • wayward
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antonyms for wrongheaded

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  • agreeable
  • agreeing
  • consistent
  • friendly
  • harmonious
  • kind
  • conforming
  • equal
  • same
  • similar
  • accommodating
  • alike
  • concordant
  • correspondent
  • homogeneous
  • like
  • obliging
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How to use wrongheaded in a sentence

In fact, it would seem to be allowed within philosophical circles that Mill's works are often wrongheaded and unphilosophical.
THE CONTEMPORARY REVIEW, VOLUME 36, NOVEMBER 1879VARIOUS
Only somehow it was a difficult point to make clear, if a person was so wrongheaded he couldn't see it for himself.
THE BEAUTY AND THE BOLSHEVISTALICE DUER MILLER
But it would be a no less capital blunder to copy what is cheap or trivial or vicious, or even what is merely wrongheaded.
AFRICAN AND EUROPEAN ADDRESSESTHEODORE ROOSEVELT
At last he called them "wrongheaded asses," flung himself into his boat, and made down the river to Jamestown.
PIONEERS OF THE OLD SOUTHMARY JOHNSTON
He had always thought his good cousin a singular man, but he had never thought him a wrongheaded fool till this moment.
TALES AND NOVELS, VOLUME 7 (OF 10)MARIA EDGEWORTH
In the ante-room, in a bad light, hangs a characteristic likeness of poor, wrongheaded Barry.
HAUNTED LONDONWALTER THORNBURY
Both wrongheaded and wronghearted he was, he sometimes told himself.
THE MOONSHINERS AT HOHO-HEBEE FALLSCHARLES EGBERT CRADDOCK (AKA MARY NOAILLES MURFREE)
Here only ordinary things happen, however wrongheaded they may be.
PELLE THE CONQUEROR, COMPLETEMARTIN ANDERSON NEXO
They might be silly, wrongheaded, unhappy; but naturally evil—no.
END OF THE TETHERJOSEPH CONRAD
The other proceedings of Captain Sowle were equally wrongheaded and unlucky.
ASTORIAWASHINGTON IRVING
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