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.
So to suggest that the solution for Syrian refugees in Jordan is to simply funnel more money into refugee camps in Jordan is erroneous.
Since the incident, a great deal of erroneous information has appeared on social media outlets. … I want to make sure we clear that up today.
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.
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