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, 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.

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. Arthur 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.

  2. Tony Scott:

    Anybody who thinks any one thing is the absolute defense is probably mistaken.

  3. Jane Austen, Emma:

    Seldom, very seldom, does complete truth belong to any human disclosure; seldom can it happen that something is not a little disguised, or a little mistaken.

  4. Matthew McReynolds:

    Acalanes High School and the district have defied common sense, ignored the law and broken parents’ trust, these administrators are acting like schoolyard bullies. If they think intimidation is going to work on us or these parents, they are greatly mistaken.

  5. 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.

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