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- adv. in an erroneous manner
- adv. incorrectly
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In an erroneous manner; by mistake; not rightly; falsely.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. in a mistaken manner
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Biden's campaign is only "over" in the sense that a car is "dead" - the term erroneously supposes some preexisting animate state.
There is a well-known poem by Goethe, “Weltliteratur” (1827), which rehearses rather the delights of folk poetry and actually got its title erroneously from the editor of the
Brasseur translates this title erroneously, “decorated with a bracelet.”
Self Defense is a term erroneously used by instructors to denote an ability to fight.
Calvin erroneously makes this verse an address to the ungodly; and so Maurer,
The Druids were known by name, but scarcely more than by name, to the Greeks, who derived the appellation erroneously from _drus_, an oak, under the supposition that the Druids preferred to perform their religious rites under the shadows of oaken groves.
The Celtic Magazine, Vol. 1, No. 2, December 1875 A Monthly Periodical Devoted to the Literature, History, Antiquities, Folk Lore, Traditions, and the Social and Material Interests of the Celt at Home and Abroad
He is a noble creature -- perhaps the noblest of the deer tribe -- and it is a boast of the backwoods 'hunter to have killed an elk; for such, as already mentioned, is the name erroneously given to this animal.
Further, the GAO noted several examples of companies that apparently had used the EnergyStar label erroneously or fraudulently (LG and Samsung).
Manchin's veto message said the final bill's title erroneously refers to a separate fund with an almost identical name.
The OED definition of the word erroneously states that atmospheric pressure makes siphons work, when in fact it is the force of gravity.
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