ill-contrived

ill-contrived

adjective counterproductive, falsely construed, foolish, ill-advised, imprudent, inadvisable, injudicious, interpreted incorrectly, misadvised, miscalculated, misconstrued, misguided, missnformed misinterpreted, misjudged, misled, mistaken, to labor under a misapprehension, unpolitical
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But in The Brothers Karamazov, his last and greatest novel, which he began in 1878 and finished in 1881, just three months before his death, it is not "his ill-contrived attempt to transform Russia into a huge monastery" that commands our attention still, as one of his great translators, David Magarshack, has said, but rather his portrayal of the universal human condition.
And as a result of their ill-contrived folly, the Wolf eats them.