What does mistaken mean?

Definitions for mistaken
mɪˈsteɪ kənmis·tak·en

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word mistaken.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. misguided, mistakenadjective

    wrong in e.g. opinion or judgment

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

  2. false, mistakenadjective

    arising from error

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

Wiktionary

  1. mistakenadjective

    erroneous.

    This is a clear case of mistaken identity.

  2. mistakenadjective

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

    I think you must be mistaken.

ChatGPT

  1. mistaken

    "Mistaken" refers to having a wrong or incorrect understanding, perception, or interpretation of something. It can also mean erroneously believing, assuming or comprehending, or even wrongly doing or conducting something. Mistaken is often used to describe wrong decisions, actions, identities, or judgements.

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. Bernard Baruch:

    Gold has worked down from Alexander's time... When something holds good for two thousand years I do not believe it can be so because of prejudice or mistaken theory.

  2. Ted Cruz:

    Israel is a strong ally of the United States, and they are surrounded by neighbors in a very dangerous part of the world. It's not Israel's job to win the war in Ukraine, and I think American politicians that are using the war in Ukraine to attack Israel are mistaken in doing so.

  3. Karl Popper:

    We hate the very idea that our own ideas may be mistaken, so we cling dogmatically to our conjectures.

  4. The Post:

    It is essential that these women know I hear them and that I deeply apologize for my inappropriate behavior. I am greatly embarrassed. I have behaved insensitively at times, and I accept responsibility for that, though I do not believe that all of these allegations are accurate. I always felt that I was pursuing shared feelings, even though I now realize I was mistaken.

  5. Chris Hartline:

    Democrats are losing, everywhere, because voters are rejecting their agenda that's causing inflation and crime to surge around the country, if they think they can count on their liberal donors to bail them out, they are sorely mistaken.

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