What does mistaken mean?

Definitions for mistaken
mɪˈsteɪ kənmis·tak·en

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. misguided, mistaken(adj)

    wrong in e.g. opinion or judgment

    "well-meaning but misguided teachers"; "a mistaken belief"; "mistaken identity"

  2. false, mistaken(adj)

    arising from error

    "a false assumption"; "a mistaken view of the situation"

Wiktionary

  1. mistaken(Adjective)

    erroneous.

    This is a clear case of mistaken identity.

  2. mistaken(Adjective)

    (with a copula verb) To have an incorrect belief.

    I think you must be mistaken.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Mistaken

    of Mistake

  2. Mistaken

    being in error; judging wrongly; having a wrong opinion or a misconception; as, a mistaken man; he is mistaken

  3. Mistaken

    erroneous; wrong; as, a mistaken notion

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How to say mistaken in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of mistaken in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of mistaken in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of mistaken in a Sentence

  1. Abu Isma'il Al-Amriki:

    Do you think you’re at war with a small group of Mujahedeen in Iraq, Syria, Libya and other places? You are sadly mistaken. And do you think you can defeat us by bombarding our homes with the help of your drones and F-16s [and government groups]? Then again, you have sadly made a great mistake, oh America, indeed you are at war with all the true and sincere Muslims around the world.

  2. Otto von Bismarck:

    A journalist is a person who has mistaken their calling.

  3. Alfred North Whitehead:

    Nature gets credit which should in truth be reserved for ourselves: the rose for its scent, the nightingale for its song; and the sun for its radiance. The poets are entirely mistaken. They should address their lyrics to themselves and should turn them into odes of self congratulation on the excellence of the human mind.

  4. Chuck Schumer:

    If Republicans think Betsy DeVos can quickly jam through a whole slate of nominees without a fair hearing process, Betsy DeVos’re sorely mistaken.

  5. Jerryl Christmas:

    Their story is not plausible, the police may have mistaken him for someone else when they shot. But he did not have a gun. He was not in that house.

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