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er·ro·ne·ous

 (ĭ-rō′nē-əs)
adj.
Containing or derived from error; mistaken: erroneous conclusions.

[Middle English, from Latin errōneus, from errō, errōn-, a vagabond, from errāre, to err, wander; see ers- in Indo-European roots.]

er·ro′ne·ous·ly adv.
er·ro′ne·ous·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.erroneously - in a mistaken mannererroneously - in a mistaken manner; "he mistakenly believed it"

erroneously

adverb incorrectly, wrongly, falsely, mistakenly, inaccurately, spuriously It had been erroneously reported that he had refused to give evidence.
Translations
بِصورَةٍ خاطِئَه
fejlagtigtforkert
hibásan
ranglega
chybne

erroneously

[ɪˈrəʊnɪəslɪ] ADVerróneamente

erroneously

[ɪˈrəʊniəsli] adv [think, report] → erronément

erroneously

erroneous

(iˈrouniəs) adjective
(not used of a person) wrong; incorrect. an erroneous statement.
erˈroneously adverb
erˈroneousness noun
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Through the medium of the scout, who served for years afterward as a link between them and civilized life, they learned, in answer to their inquiries, that the "Gray Head" was speedily gathered to his fathers--borne down, as was erroneously believed, by his military misfortunes; and that the "Open Hand" had conveyed his surviving daughter far into the settlements of the pale faces, where her tears had at last ceased to flow, and had been succeeded by the bright smiles which were better suited to her joyous nature.
Rebecca, however erroneously taught to interpret the promises of Scripture to the chosen people of Heaven, did not err in supposing the present to be their hour of trial, or in trusting that the children of Zion would be one day called in with the fulness of the Gentiles.
It will be found, indeed, on a candid review of our situation, that some of the distresses under which we labor have been erroneously charged on the operation of our governments; but it will be found, at the same time, that other causes will not alone account for many of our heaviest misfortunes; and, particularly, for that prevailing and increasing distrust of public engagements, and alarm for private rights, which are echoed from one end of the continent to the other.
52 30' he had descended a river for some distance which flowed towards the south, and wag called by the natives Tacoutche Tesse, and which he erroneously supposed to be the Columbia.
He argued erroneously when he said to himself that her heart was not indexed in the honest freshness of her face; but Tess had no advocate to set him right.
we may argue that every amoeba outside this room, instead of being dead, as you have erroneously stated, has really survived the catastrophe.
He learned many things, and generalized much and often erroneously, all of which can be found in the pages of The Unskilled Labourer.
An ancient religious symbol erroneously supposed to owe its
I have taken the example--not of a specially depraved man, as you erroneously suppose--but of an average man, with his average share of the mean, cruel, and dangerous qualities, which are part and parcel of unreformed human nature--as your religion tells you, and as you may see for yourself, if you choose to look at your untaught fellow-creatures any where.
To this delight succeeded a great deception, when, trusting to a cursory observation, they launched their first telegram to the world, erroneously affirming that the projectile had become a satellite of the moon, gravitating in an immutable orbit.
Very right,' said he, 'provided your conscience be not too morbidly tender, and your ideas of God not too erroneously severe; but can you suppose it would offend that benevolent Being to make the happiness of one who would die for yours?
The labours of men of genius, however erroneously directed, scarcely ever fail in ultimately turning to the solid advantage of mankind.