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synonyms for mistaken

  • confounded
  • confused
  • deceived
  • deluded
  • duped
  • fooled
  • misguided
  • misinformed
  • misled
  • tricked
  • erroneous
  • false
  • faulty
  • illogical
  • inaccurate
  • inappropriate
  • incorrect
  • misconstrued
  • unfounded
  • untrue
  • unwarranted
  • wrong
  • all wet
  • at fault
  • barking up wrong tree
  • confused with
  • fallacious
  • ill-advised
  • off base
  • off-track
  • sadly mistaken
  • unadvised
  • under wrong impression
  • unreal
  • unsound
  • way-off
  • wide of mark
  • wrong number
  • wrongly identified
See also synonyms for: mistakenly / unmistaken

antonyms for mistaken

MOST RELEVANT
  • accurate
  • correct
  • honest
  • right
  • substantiated
  • true
  • valid
  • exact
  • fair
  • just
  • precise
  • sound
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How to use mistaken in a sentence

But you are mistaken in thinking the force west consists of the entire Merrill Horse.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
She fancied there was a sympathy of thought and taste between them, in which fancy she was mistaken.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
It has been mistaken for Strongyloides intestinalis and for Filaria sanguinis hominis.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
But the next moment I found I was mistaken, for Ethne was holding out both hands to me in greeting.
UNCANNY TALESVARIOUS
A single platelet lying upon a red corpuscle may easily be mistaken for a malarial parasite (Plate VI).
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
Not only were his despatches lost, but he was mistaken in believing that the Cawnpore garrison was overpowered.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
The vow cannot be mistaken for anything else; and the swearing of the oath is marked by a character of its own.
THE ORDINANCE OF COVENANTINGJOHN CUNNINGHAM
In the former they might be mistaken for elastic fibers; in the latter, for Boas-Oppler bacilli.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
He coasted Greenland and Labrador, and returned with 200 tons of glittering stones and sand, which he had mistaken for gold ore.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
The veil had slipped and might easily have been mistaken for a ribbon confining the queue at the base of the head.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO MISTAKEN

  • awry
  • bad
  • confused
  • crooked
  • erring
  • erroneous
  • fallacious
  • false
  • faulty
  • flawed
  • foul
  • glitched up
  • haywire
  • imperfect
  • improper
  • inaccurate
  • inappropriate
  • incorrect
  • mistaken
  • out of order
  • sick
  • unfair
  • unlawful
  • unsuitable
  • untoward
  • deluded
  • misinformed
  • misled
  • mistaken
  • sadly mistaken
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.