wrong-headed

wrong-headed
wrong-head·ed (rôngʹhĕdʹĭd, rŏngʹ-) adj.
Stubbornly defiant of what is right or reasonable; obstinately perverse in judgment or opinion.
  wrongʹ-headʹed·ly adv. wrongʹ-headʹed·ness n.

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