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mis·tak·en

 (mĭ-stā′kən)
v.
Past participle of mistake.
adj.
1. Wrong or incorrect in opinion, understanding, or perception.
2. Based on error; wrong: a mistaken view of the situation.

mis·tak′en·ly adv.

mistaken

(mɪˈsteɪkən)
adj
1. (usually predicative) wrong in opinion, judgment, etc: she is mistaken.
2. arising from error in judgment, opinion, etc: a mistaken viewpoint.
misˈtakenly adv
misˈtakenness n

mis•tak•en

(mɪˈsteɪ kən)

adj.
1. wrongly conceived, held, or done: a mistaken notion.
2. erroneous; wrong.
3. having made a mistake; being in error.
[1590–1600]
mis•tak′en•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.mistaken - wrong in e.g. opinion or judgmentmistaken - wrong in e.g. opinion or judgment; "well-meaning but misguided teachers"; "a mistaken belief"; "mistaken identity"
wrong - contrary to conscience or morality or law; "it is wrong for the rich to take advantage of the poor"; "cheating is wrong"; "it is wrong to lie"
2.mistaken - arising from error; "a false assumption"; "a mistaken view of the situation"
incorrect, wrong - not correct; not in conformity with fact or truth; "an incorrect calculation"; "the report in the paper is wrong"; "your information is wrong"; "the clock showed the wrong time"; "found themselves on the wrong road"; "based on the wrong assumptions"

mistaken

adjective
1. wrong, incorrect, misled, in the wrong, misguided, off the mark, off target, in error, wide of the mark, misinformed, off base (U.S. & Canad. informal), barking up the wrong tree (informal), off beam (informal), getting the wrong end of the stick (informal), way off beam (informal), under a misapprehension, labouring under a misapprehension I see I was mistaken about you.
wrong right, correct
2. inaccurate, false, inappropriate, faulty, unfounded, erroneous, unsound, fallacious She obviously had a mistaken view.
inaccurate sound, true, accurate, logical

mistaken

adjective
Containing an error or errors:
Idioms: all wet, in error, off base, off the mark.
Translations
خاطئ، مُخْطِئمُخْطِئٌ
mylnýna omylu
fejlagtig
erehtynyt
varati se
skjátlast
間違えた
잘못된
napačenzmoten
felaktig
ซึ่งเข้าใจผิด
sai lầm

mistaken

[mɪsˈteɪkən]
A. PP of mistake
B. ADJ [belief, idea] → equivocado, falso
in the mistaken belief thatcreyendo, equivocadamente or erróneamente, que ...
to be mistakenequivocarse, estar equivocado
you must be mistakendebes de estar equivocado
if I'm not mistakensi no me equivoco, a no ser que me equivoque
unless I'm very much mistakensi no me equivoco, o mucho me equivoco o ...
unless I'm very much mistaken, that's himsi no me equivoco, ése es él, o mucho me equivoco o es él
I see I was mistaken about youveo que me equivoqué contigo
he was mistaken in his belief that he was irreplaceablese equivocaba or estaba equivocado al creer que era irreemplazable
mistaken identityidentificación f errónea

mistaken

[mɪˈsteɪkən]
pp of mistake
adj
[idea , view, belief] → erroné(e)
[person] to be mistaken (= be making a mistake) → faire erreur, se tromper
If you think I'm going to get up at 6 o'clock, you're mistaken → Si tu penses que je vais me lever à six heures, tu te trompes.
to be mistaken about sth → se tromper sur qch
if I'm not mistaken → si je ne me trompe pas
unless I'm mistaken → sauf erreur de ma partmistaken identity nerreur f d'identité
a case of mistaken identity → une erreur d'identité

mistaken

adj (= wrong) ideafalsch; (= misplaced) loyalty, kindnessunangebracht, fehl am Platz; affection, trusttöricht; in the mistaken belief that …in der falschen or irrigen Annahme, dass …; to be under or have the mistaken impression that …fälschlicherweise vermuten, dass …; a case of mistaken identityeine Verwechslung

mistaken

[mɪsˈteɪkn]
1. pp of mistake
2. adj (wrong, idea, conclusion) → sbagliato/a, errato/a; (misplaced, loyalty, generosity) → malriposto/a
in the mistaken belief that ... → credendo erroneamente che...
to be mistaken → sbagliarsi
if I'm not mistaken → se non sbaglio

mistake

(miˈsteik) past tense miˈstook (-ˈstuk) : past participle miˈstaken verb
1. (with for) to think that (one person or thing) is another. I mistook you for my brother in this bad light.
2. to make an error about. They mistook the date, and arrived two days early.
noun
a wrong act or judgement. a spelling mistake; It was a mistake to trust him; I took your umbrella by mistake – it looks like mine.
miˈstaken adjective
wrong. You are mistaken if you think he's clever.
miˈstakenly adverb

mistaken

مُخْطِئٌ mylný fejlagtig im Irrtum εσφαλμένος equivocado erehtynyt erroné varati se errato 間違えた 잘못된 het verkeerd hebben misforstått w błędzie equivocado ошибочный felaktig ซึ่งเข้าใจผิด hatalı sai lầm 犯错的

mistaken

a. pp. de to mistake; equivocado-a, desacertado-a, incorrecto-a.
References in classic literature ?
There Jo was mistaken, for next day she made a discovery which produced a tempest.
The nervous expressive fingers, flashing in and out of the light, might well have been mistaken for the fingers of the devotee going swiftly through decade after decade of his rosary.
But if she thinks she will live to see the people of this country ride over that old man's head, she is mistaken.
Pontellier was too well acquainted with fever symptoms to be mistaken.
From beneath the flap of an enormous pocket of a soiled vest of embossed silk, heavily ornamented with tarnished silver lace, projected an instrument, which, from being seen in such martial company, might have been easily mistaken for some mischievous and unknown implement of war.
Be not silent from any mistaken pity and tenderness for him; for, believe me, Hester, though he were to step down from a high place, and stand there beside thee, on thy pedestal of shame, yet better were it so than to hide a guilty heart through life.
To see him striding along the profile of a hill on a windy day, with his clothes bagging and fluttering about him, one might have mistaken him for the genius of famine descending upon the earth, or some scarecrow eloped from a cornfield.
The icy slope, the turn mistaken at night and in liquor, accounted for much--practically, in the end and after the inquest and boundless chatter, for everything; but there had been matters in his life-- strange passages and perils, secret disorders, vices more than suspected-- that would have accounted for a good deal more.