erroneous

[ uh-roh-nee-uhs, e-roh- ]SEE DEFINITION OF erroneous
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ERRONEOUS

Hence, to attribute the support solely to the surface area is erroneous.

The Pagoda might be an erroneous variant of the thunderbolt Vadjra.

The story, often copied from Withers, that Neely was killed by a wolf, is erroneous.

All of this has produced an erroneous impression that the times are out of joint.

And yet there is a further consideration: may not all these notions of friendship be erroneous?

He who first gave names, gave them according to his conception, and that may have been erroneous.

The costumes were whimsical and erroneous, but the whole was amusing.

This erroneous page has been deleted and a new table of contents created.

If he acts in accordance with that erroneous idea, he gets into trouble.

This will relieve him of all responsibility, if they turn out to be erroneous.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., from Old French erroneus and directly from Latin erroneus "vagrant, wandering" (in Late Latin "erroneous"), from erronem (nominative erro) "vagabond," from errare "to wander, err" (see err). Related: Erroneously.

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