Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb misguide

2 senses of misguide

Sense 1
mislead, misdirect, misguide, lead astray -- (lead someone in the wrong direction or give someone wrong directions; "The pedestrian misdirected the out-of-town driver")
       => lead, take, direct, conduct, guide -- (take somebody somewhere; "We lead him to our chief"; "can you take me to the main entrance?"; "He conducted us to the palace")

Sense 2
misadvise, misguide -- (give bad advice to)
       => rede, advise, counsel -- (give advice to; "The teacher counsels troubled students"; "The lawyer counselled me when I was accused of tax fraud")

Antonyms of adj misguided

2 senses of misguided

Sense 1
ill-conceived, misguided -- (poorly conceived or thought out; "an ill-conceived plan to take over the company")

INDIRECT (VIA foolish) -> wise -- (having or prompted by wisdom or discernment; "a wise leader"; "a wise and perceptive comment")

Sense 2
misguided, mistaken -- (wrong in e.g. opinion or judgment; "well-meaning but misguided teachers"; "a mistaken belief"; "mistaken identity")

INDIRECT (VIA wrong) -> right -- (in conformance with justice or law or morality; "do the right thing and confess")

Similarity of adj misguided

2 senses of misguided

Sense 1
ill-conceived, misguided -- (poorly conceived or thought out; "an ill-conceived plan to take over the company")
       => foolish (vs. wise) -- (devoid of good sense or judgment; "foolish remarks"; "a foolish decision")

Sense 2
misguided, mistaken -- (wrong in e.g. opinion or judgment; "well-meaning but misguided teachers"; "a mistaken belief"; "mistaken identity")
       => wrong (vs. right) -- (contrary to conscience or morality or law; "it is wrong for the rich to take advantage of the poor"; "cheating is wrong"; "it is wrong to lie")

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