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ill-conceived

adjective  distorted, estiiated incorrectly, failed to understand, impolitic, laboring under a misapprehension, miscalculated, misconstrued, misguided, misinformed, misinterpreted, misjudged, misled, mistake, mistaken, misunderstood, perverted the meaning of, received a false impression of, received a wrong impression of, senseless, thoughtless, valued incorrectly
Associated concepts: ill-conceived decision by the count

ill-conceived

adjective  impolitic, misguided, misinformed, misled, mistaken, estimated incorrectly, failed to understand, laboring, under a misapprehension, mistake, misconstrued, misinterpreted, misjudged, misunderstood, perverted the meaning of, received a false impression of, received a wrong impression of, senseless, thoughtless, valued incorrectly
Associated concepts: ill-conceived decision by the count
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With the national deficit approaching $9 trillion and a hoard of retired baby boomers poised to put huge strains on Medicare, Congress should act at once to repeal the ill-conceived provision that bars Medicare from negotiating drug prices on seniors' and taxpayers' behalf.
At the other extreme, the United States would be accused of deliberately weakening its own currency for domestic political reasons; and politicians like President Chirac of France--if still in office--would be amenable to ideas for retaliation, whether raising protectionist barriers, attempts at competitive devaluation, or ill-conceived taxes on international capital movements.
The story of an ill-conceived venture which became a rich industry makes for an intriguing story of business change, controversies, and adaptation.
Ill-conceived recommendations put operating management on the defensive with their bosses.
Lexus is being forced to concede the SportCross was an ill-conceived concept.
The lawmakers behind this ill-conceived bill apparently have little understanding of the First Amendment's religions liberty clauses.
What we got from the presidential candidates was a lot of nit-picking about whether or not the ill-conceived No Child Left Behind law was adequately funded or not.
Other plot threads are nicely woven into this historical romance: women participating in the labor force; an almost-engagement broken by a boyfriend eloping with another girl; social attitudinal changes in the generation ahead of Maddy and Ruth's: an ill-conceived but valiant attempt on the young women's parts to dupe others into believing Maddy's pregnancy is really Ruth's.
While most would agree with the need for DCAA to police Department of Defense contracts to ensure the government is not being improperly billed for work, this guidance seems ill-conceived.
The Elmhurst Committee on Human Sexuality, a group of orthodox Anglican clergy and lay people in the diocese of Ottawa, asked the Council of General Synod, the church's governing body between General Synods, to withdraw "this ill-conceived motion and heed the call of the global Anglican Church, as expressed through the Archbishop of Canterbury, to exercise patience and restraint with regard to this issue.
The general consensus was that the whole concept was ill-conceived from the start, with far too many resources being poured into trying to discuss a topic so broad that four two-hour sessions (over the course of a year, as originally envisaged) were never going to be enough to address the large number of unresolved conflicts involved.
Thanks to significant activity from local and state Leagues and our Grassroots Lobby Corps, we helped ensure that oil drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) was removed from the final version of the energy bill, still an ill-conceived public policy.