containing or characterized by error
Containing an error; inaccurate.
Derived from an error.
signifies a deviation from the requirements of the law, but does not connote a lack of legal authority, and is thus distinguished from illegal.
wandering; straying; deviating from the right course; -- hence, irregular; unnatural
misleading; misled; mistaking
containing error; not conformed to truth or justice; incorrect; false; mistaken; as, an erroneous doctrine; erroneous opinion, observation, deduction, view, etc
Origin: [L. erroneus, fr. errare to err. See Err.]
The numerical value of erroneous in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of erroneous in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Resolutely resist the influence of erroneous Western thought.
The most erroneous stories are those we think we know best - and therefore never scrutinize or question.
There is something to be said for every error but, whatever may be said for it, the most important thing to be said about it is that it is erroneous.
And because of the erroneous maps, they're requiring these homeowners to purchase very, very expensive flood insurance and this is absolutely absurd. These are not flood-prone properties. They're high and dry and safe and secure.
The common idea that success spoils people by making them vain, egotistic, and self-complacent is erroneous -- on the contrary, it makes them, for the most part, humble, tolerant, and kind. It is failure that makes people bitter and cruel.
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