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Meaning of "wrong-headedly" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF WRONG-HEADEDLY

wrong-headedly  [ˌrɒŋˈhɛdɪdlɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF WRONG-HEADEDLY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Wrong-Headedly is an adverb.
The adverb is an invariable part of the sentence that can change, explain or simplify a verb or another adverb.

WHAT DOES WRONG-HEADEDLY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

wrong-headedly

Perversion

Perversion is a type of human behavior that deviates from that which is understood to be orthodox or normal. Although the term perversion can refer to a variety of forms of deviation, it is most often used to describe sexual behaviors that are considered particularly abnormal, repulsive or obsessive. Perversion differs from deviant behavior, in that the latter covers areas of behavior for which perversion would be too strong a term. It is often considered derogatory, and, in psychological literature, the term paraphilia has been used as a replacement, though this term is controversial, and deviation is sometimes used in its place.

Definition of wrong-headedly in the English dictionary

The definition of wrong-headedly in the dictionary is stubbornly; obstinately. Other definition of wrong-headedly is in a way that is wrong in judgement.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH WRONG-HEADEDLY


absent-mindedly
ˌæbsəntˈmaɪndɪdlɪ
bigheadedly
ˌbɪɡˈhɛdɪdlɪ
blockheadedly
ˌblɒkˈhɛdɪdlɪ
bull-headedly
ˌbʊlˈhɛdɪdlɪ
bullheadedly
ˌbʊlˈhɛdɪdlɪ
candidly
ˈkændɪdlɪ
clear-headedly
ˌklɪəˈhɛdɪdlɪ
decidedly
dɪˈsaɪdɪdlɪ
diddly
ˈdɪdlɪ
fatheadedly
ˌfætˈhɛdɪdlɪ
guardedly
ˈɡɑːdɪdlɪ
hard-headedly
ˌhɑːdˈhɛdɪdlɪ
hot-headedly
ˌhɒtˈhɛdɪdlɪ
level-headedly
ˌlevəlˈhɛdɪdlɪ
muddleheadedly
ˌmʌdəlˈhɛdɪdlɪ
pig-headedly
ˌpɪɡˈhɛdɪdlɪ
secludedly
sɪˈkluːdɪdlɪ
single-handedly
ˌsɪŋɡəlˈhændɪdlɪ
softheadedly
ˌsɒftˈhɛdɪdlɪ
splendidly
ˈsplendɪdlɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE WRONG-HEADEDLY

wrong
wrong `un
wrong ´un
wrong end of the stick
wrong fount
wrong number
wrong-foot
wrong-headed
wrong-headedness
wrongdoer
wrongdoing
wronger
wrongful
wrongful arrest
wrongful dismissal
wrongful trading
wrongfully
wrongfulness
wrongly
wrongness

WORDS THAT END LIKE WRONG-HEADEDLY

addedly
allegedly
cold-bloodedly
concededly
confoundedly
degradedly
dividedly
even-handedly
fadedly
high-handedly
high-mindedly
long-windedly
lopsidedly
misguidedly
narrow-mindedly
one-sidedly
single-mindedly
undecidedly
underhandedly
undividedly
unguardedly

Synonyms and antonyms of wrong-headedly in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «wrong-headedly» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF WRONG-HEADEDLY

Find out the translation of wrong-headedly to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of wrong-headedly from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «wrong-headedly» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

错辈
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

mal - headedly
570 millions of speakers

English

wrong-headedly
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

गलत headedly
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الخطأ - headedly
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

так - headedly
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

errado - headedly
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ভুল-headedly
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

mal - headedly
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Yang salah
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

falsch - headedly
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

間違った冷静
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

잘못된 - headedly
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Salah sawijine
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

sai - headedly
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

தவறு headedly
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

चुकीचा-डोक्याचा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Yanlış-headedly
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

sbagliato - headedly
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

zmierzenie się źle
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

так - headedly
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

gresit - headedly
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

λάθος - headedly
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

verkeerd headedly
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

fel - headedly
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

feil - headedly
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of wrong-headedly

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «WRONG-HEADEDLY»

The term «wrong-headedly» is used very little and occupies the 179.179 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «WRONG-HEADEDLY» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «wrong-headedly» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «wrong-headedly» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about wrong-headedly

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «WRONG-HEADEDLY»

Discover the use of wrong-headedly in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to wrong-headedly and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
The R.I. Schoolmaster
... the wrong-headedly conscientious and religious; probably, after all, there is greater rancor and malice about theselast than about any other. These act upon a system of unnatural repression, and systematized weeding out of all enjoyment  ...
‎1862
2
Wool-Gathering Or How I Ended Analysis
See! Cigars, swelling; book-in-a-face-oh. And so I stared at the puzzle piece and tried to imagine what jigsaw might accommodate it, thinking jigsaw, thinking ``I saw jig-jig''; indulging in what is called, quite wrong-headedly, ``free association''.
Dan Gunn, 2014
3
Who the Hell's in It: Conversations with Hollywood's ...
To a visitor hot from the cold shores of England, he would put on an exaggerated Oxford accent and discuss the future of the 'British Empah' as though he wrong- headedly cared for nothing else in the wide world. His aim was to shake the ...
Peter Bogdanovich, 2010
4
The Year's Best Science Fiction: Twenty-First Annual Collection
... not a scientist striving—however wrong-headedly—for knowledge. With the Jarmulowicz Astronomica in a cargo bay, Cynthia and Hester (and a random assortment of cheshires) were sharing a dormitory cubicle somewhere under the Judith ...
Gardner Dozois, 2007
5
The Bookman
Rich, he despises the wealthy, clever without judgment, unsentimental yet wrong- headedly emotional, thoroughly in earnest, yet always regarded as a trifler. He used to give out that he had really no time to get married, and yet he espoused ...
‎1903
6
The Sweet Science
than to his opponent, whom they have wrong-headedly picked to win. (“He's a cream puff, Miceli!" they may typically cry. “He can't hurt you. He can't hurt nobody . Look—slaps! Ha, ha!") They thus get at your man—and, by indirection, at you.
A. J. Liebling, 2014
7
The Entrepreneur Equation: Evaluating the Realities, Risks, ...
... business owners are wrong-headedly pursuing the American Dream as if it were still 1945, a paradigm that is no longer relevant or appropriate. Recognizing this paradigm shift alone is worth more than one hundred times the price of the ...
Carol Roth, 2013
8
Self and World: From Analytic Philosophy to Phenomenology
It seems, then, that by conceding that cognitive science has proper bounds, McDowell is acknowledging that cognitive science can become wrong-headedly philosophical in a way in which physics and chemistry cannot. Presumably, it does so ...
Bruin Carleton Christensen, 2008
9
The Principles of Absolutism in the Metaphysics of Bernard ...
Details looked at casually, or life lived wrong-headedly, will appear in the guise of mere 'changes and chances', included in experience actually but not raticrally. Nsinrtheless the casual or wrong-headed judgment itself is knit into the structure  ...
Marion Delia (Crane) Carroll, 1916
10
A Year of the Saints: A 365-Day Journey with Our Spiritual ...
Once he wrong- headedly deposed a bishop on allegations that he had been ordained illicitly. Another time, when an ailing bishop was about to die, he pre- cipitously appointed a replacement. But the bishop recovered. So two men claimed ...
Bert Ghezzi, 2009

6 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «WRONG-HEADEDLY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term wrong-headedly is used in the context of the following news items.
1
In Connecticut, the Limits of Governing by Spleen
Meanwhile, driven wrong-headedly by Malloy, our state nears a terminal phase. We have the nation's heaviest total tax burden, the highest per capita state debt, ... «National Review Online, Apr 15»
2
CDs: Spoon, The New Pornographers and Ty Segall
Granted, none of those artists ever released an oily, odious collection of songs wrong-headedly believing they would win back a spouse they cheated on. But to ... «Sydney Morning Herald, Aug 14»
3
Film Review: 'Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters'
... outside its gates — an all-too-typical example of putatively classic storytelling updated to look wrong-headedly contemporary onscreen, courtesy of TV-quality ... «Variety, Aug 13»
4
Jeffrey Tambor Shares Eight Behind-the-Scenes Stories From The …
The Office's Michael Scott, Community's Pierce, 30 Rock's Jenna: Each of these hilariously, wrong-headedly arrogant and slightly dim characters owes a debt to ... «Vulture, Mar 13»
5
Cranky Hanke's Screening Room: Der Bingle on DVD
(At the same time, he wrong-headedly preferred—oh, my, no—Frank Sinatra.) The truth is I was introduced to Bing and Frank at the same time via the soundtrack ... «Mountain Xpress, Jun 11»
6
Immaturity of today's male tied to rise of feminism
... however, and in “Manning Up,'' author Kay S. Hymowitz argues vigorously, if wrong-headedly, that most of the blame can be laid upon the women's movement ... «Boston Globe, Mar 11»

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