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

How to pronounce mistaken?

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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. Deborah Peters:

    I think they're saying -- I think they're saying, gee, she looks credible, but we can't really believe that the man we like would do this, so, therefore, it's not valid, you know, it's not valid that it was him, even though that type of memory does not get mistaken, does not go away.

  2. Otto von Bismarck:

    A journalist is a person who has mistaken their calling.

  3. Le Maire:

    We're minority shareholders ... those that think that whatever happens the state will come to Air France's rescue and soak up Air France's losses are mistaken.

  4. 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.

  5. Barbara Stanwyck:

    Egotism -- usually just a case of mistaken nonentity.

Images & Illustrations of mistaken

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