What does mistaken mean?

Definitions for mistaken
mɪˈsteɪ kənmis·tak·en

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word mistaken.

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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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. Russian President Vladimir Putin:

    If somebody thought that after committing a treacherous war crime -- the killing of our people -- it would be possible to get away with mere restrictions on the trade of tomatoes, or some other restrictions ... then they are grossly mistaken, we shall remind them many times about what they've done, and they will regret what they've done for a long time.

  2. Arthuer Schopenhauer:

    Buying books would be a good thing if one could also buy the time to read them in: but as a rule the purchase of books is mistaken for the appropriation of their contents.

  3. Henry Louis Mencken:

    Love is the mistaken belief that one woman differs from another.

  4. Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier:

    What we shouldn't do now is to inflame the situation by loud saber-rattling and shrill war cries, whoever believes that symbolic tank parades on the alliance's eastern border will bring more security is mistaken.

  5. William McRaven:

    Through your actions, you have embarrassed us in the eyes of our children, humiliated us on the world stage and, worst of all, divided us as a nation, if William McRaven think for a moment that William McRaven McCarthy-era tactics will suppress the voices of criticism, William McRaven are sadly mistaken. The criticism will continue until William McRaven become the leader we prayed William McRaven would be.

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