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Definitions for erroneous
əˈroʊ ni əs, ɛˈroʊ-er·ro·neous

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. erroneousadjective

    containing or characterized by error

    "erroneous conclusions"

Wiktionary

  1. erroneousadjective

    Containing an error; inaccurate.

  2. erroneousadjective

    Derived from an error.

  3. erroneousadjective

    Mistaken.

  4. erroneousadjective

    signifies a deviation from the requirements of the law, but does not connote a lack of legal authority, and is thus distinguished from illegal.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Erroneousadjective

    wandering; straying; deviating from the right course; -- hence, irregular; unnatural

    Etymology: [L. erroneus, fr. errare to err. See Err.]

  2. Erroneousadjective

    misleading; misled; mistaking

    Etymology: [L. erroneus, fr. errare to err. See Err.]

  3. Erroneousadjective

    containing error; not conformed to truth or justice; incorrect; false; mistaken; as, an erroneous doctrine; erroneous opinion, observation, deduction, view, etc

    Etymology: [L. erroneus, fr. errare to err. See Err.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of erroneous in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of erroneous in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of erroneous in a Sentence

  1. Robert Greenstein:

    The rule reflects a dark vision of the United States -- as an unwelcoming nation that wants to keep out people who seek to join their family, work hard, and climb the economic ladder -- based on the erroneous assumption that they won't contribute to our communities, our economy, and our nation.

  2. Robert Greenstein:

    The rule reflects a dark vision of United States -- as an unwelcoming nation that wants to keep out people who seek to join their family, work hard, and climb the economic ladder -- based on the erroneous assumption that they won't contribute to our communities, our economy, and our nation.

  3. Naomi Steinberg:

    So to suggest that the solution for Syrian refugees in Jordan is to simply funnel more money into refugee camps in Jordan is erroneous.

  4. Airbus Helicopters:

    The comments which have come up in media recently induce speculation and gossip, leading to erroneous conclusions regarding the Polish helicopter tenders, the only true information is that talks with the Economy Ministry continue and that we are ready to support our Polish partners.

  5. Butte County Sheriff Kory Honea:

    After speaking to family members, it is believed the pair was aware of the fire in the area, they had packed their belongings in preparation to evacuate but later decided not to evacuate based on erroneous information that the fire was 51 % contained.

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