Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Offensive Born to parents not married to each other.
  • adjective Having an improper basis or origin; ill-conceived.
  • adjective Deserving of contempt.

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  • adjective born out of wedlock; illegitimate
  • adjective ill-conceived

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  • adjective born out of wedlock

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Examples

  • The increases are in line with promises President-elect Barack Obama made during his campaign to pull forces from what he calls a misbegotten Iraq war and concentrate on a neglected Afghanistan.

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  • The increases are in line with promises President-elect Barack Obama made during his campaign to pull forces from what he calls a misbegotten Iraq war and concentrate on a neglected Afghanistan.

    Elections - fresh news by plazoo.com

  • The increases are in line with promises President-elect Barack Obama made during his campaign to pull forces from what he calls a misbegotten Iraq war and concentrate on a neglected Afghanistan.

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  • The increases are in line with promises President-elect Barack Obama made during his campaign to pull forces from what he calls a misbegotten Iraq war and concentrate on a neglected Afghanistan.

    Elections - fresh news by plazoo.com

  • The increases are in line with promises President-elect Barack Obama made during his campaign to pull forces from what he calls a misbegotten Iraq war and concentrate on a neglected Afghanistan.

    Elections - fresh news by plazoo.com

  • The increases are in line with promises President-elect Barack Obama made during his campaign to pull forces from what he calls a misbegotten Iraq war and concentrate on a neglected Afghanistan.

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  • The increases are in line with promises President-elect Barack Obama made during the campaign this year to pull forces out of what he calls a misbegotten Iraq war and concentrate on a neglected Afghanistan.

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  • U.S. President-elect Barack Obama has repeatedly committed to send three or four additional brigades, creating a total of 20,000 more troops, into Afghanistan in 2009, as his new administration shifts focus away from what he's called the misbegotten Iraq war.

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  • One kind of misbegotten movie derided by C. B.'s possee has gotta be George Cukor's lugubrious My Fair Lady, also shown on TCM this weekend.

    View from the Northern Border

  • Kanshin would have thought that this "Hadanelith" was some kind of misbegotten sport, created from a normal man by the mad magic, if he had not once seen the Emperor's kestra-chern, The Silver Veil, with his own eyes.

    The White Gryphon

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