misbegotten [ mis-bi-got-n ]
1. unlawfully or irregularly begotten; born of unmarried parents; illegitimate: his misbegotten son.
2. badly conceived, made, or carried out: his misbegotten plan.
WORDS RELATED TO MISBEGOTTEN
bastard, dishonest, disreputable, illegal, natural, poor, shady, spurious, unlawful, baseborn, suppositious, stolen, unrespectable
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Origin: First recorded in 1540–50; mis- + begotten
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB FOR MISBEGOTTEN
Perhaps Emerson was so convinced by his own misbegotten conclusions in 1995 that he's completely internalized them.
DISGRACED TERROR EXPERT SAYS BOSTON BOMBS BEAR 'HALLMARK' OF MUSLIM RADICALS|ALI GHARIB|APRIL 16, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Your Hickey in The Iceman Cometh has become legendary and most recently you played Jim Tyrone in A Moon for the Misbegotten.
KEVIN SPACEY ON CASINO JACK|KEVIN SESSUMS|DECEMBER 14, 2010|DAILY BEAST
Bugis, Sula man, sea gypsy—whichever's your misbegotten stripe—suppose you speak'um.
WHERE THE PAVEMENT ENDS|JOHN RUSSELL
The road brought you to a desert place among ruins, where was a door in a hillside, and hard by the door a misbegotten pine.
THE MASTER OF BALLANTRAE|ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
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