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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 ?
I beg you to excuse me, madame; I wish to add nothing to the recital of these gentlemen until they perceive themselves that they have perhaps been mistaken.
Sir," interposed Monsieur de Flamarens to Athos, "if we are mistaken the error has originated with the queen.
Or rather, sir," said Aramis, with his peculiar irritating politeness, "the error of the person who was with you when we met you in the guardroom; for if the Comte de la Fere and I are not mistaken, we saw you in the company of a third gentleman.
You were mistaken, my dear Alicia, in supposing me fixed at this place for the rest of the winter: it grieves me to say how greatly you were mistaken, for I have seldom spent three months more agreeably than those which have just flown away.
Yet if this were the case, it would be odd that people are so often mistaken as to what they desire.
The belief that a motive is normally conscious makes it easier to be mistaken as to our own motives than as to other people's.
Our theorizing is often mistaken, and when it is mistaken there is a difference between what we think we desire and what in fact will bring satisfaction.
If I am not mistaken, it was arranged that I should write to you at Birmingham as soon as I felt myself composed enough to think of the future.
There is no need to answer this letter immediately -- unless I have written it under a mistaken impression of what you have accomplished since leaving London.
When they make them rightly, they make them agreeably to their interest; when they are mistaken, contrary to their interest; you admit that?
But let us consider: Have we not admitted that the rulers may be mistaken about their own interest in what they command, and also that to obey them is justice?
begin strikethrough](Defendant) claims that [he] [she] [it] should be able to set aside the contract because [he] [she] [it] was mistaken about (insert description of mistake).