Etymology
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misguide (v.)

late 14c., "to go astray, direct (oneself) badly," from mis- (1) "badly, wrongly" + guide (v.). Transitive sense of "to guide in the wrong direction, lead astray in action or thought" is attested by c. 1500. Related: Misguided; misguiding.

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misguided (adj.)
"erring in purpose or action," 1650s, past-participle adjective from misguide (v.). Earlier, "ill-behaved" (late 15c.). Related: Misguidedly; misguidedness.
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