misconceived for learners of EnglishPowered by COBUILD (mɪskənsiːvd)
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If you describe a plan or method as misconceived, you mean it is not the right one for dealing with a particular problem or situation. ⇒ The teachers say the tests for 14-year-olds are misconceived. ⇒ ...Lawrence's worthy but misconceived idea.