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

  • adjective Wrong or incorrect in opinion, understanding, or perception.
  • adjective Based on error; wrong.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Wrongly taken; misunderstood; misconceived.
  • Erroneously entertained, apprehended, received, or done; marked or characterized by mistake; erroneous; incorrect; blundering: said of acts, statements, notions, etc.
  • Having made a mistake; laboring under a mistake; in error: said of persons.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • Being in error; judging wrongly; having a wrong opinion or a misconception
  • Erroneous; wrong.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb Past participle of mistake
  • adjective Erroneous.
  • adjective Having an incorrect belief.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective arising from error
  • adjective wrong in e.g. opinion or judgment


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