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adverb as in wrongly

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The myth that sipping liquor will warm you up is a mistaken perception.

It took a while, but in 1543 Copernicus made a strong case for Aristotle being mistaken.

The events in Michigan show how dangerous these mistaken understandings of the Constitution can be.

It can be treated if diagnosed early enough, but that’s a notoriously hard task because its symptoms are easily mistaken for signs of something else.

In other words, your adviser was mistaken, and you had an opportunity to show them up.

Will had mistakenly connected the pathway of infection in a hospital room with someone coughing or sneezing circulating in public.

Most of the meddlers in our lives do it to gratify their own egos or because they mistakenly believe they are helping.

This kind of prejudice harms innocent people, whether Muslim or mistakenly thought to be Muslim.

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Let me now tell you the kind of man I have sometimes, though possibly mistakenly, supposed myself to be.

It was only a question of the status of a person who mistakenly denies these true beliefs.

The royal Governor was not supreme as we now sometimes mistakenly assume.

Girards voice over it later had been mistakenly understood to promise an immediate ending of the mystery.

They were paying him a military compliment, however mistakenly, and he must return it.


On this page you'll find 10 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to mistakenly, such as: erroneously, falsely, badly, erringly, and inadvisedly.

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