What does mistaken mean?

Definitions for mistaken
mɪˈsteɪ kənmis·tak·en

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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

How to pronounce mistaken?

  1. Alex
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    Daniel
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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. Patrick Lynch:

    The apprehension was made under fluid circumstances where the subject might have fled and the officer did a professional job of bringing the individual to the ground to prevent that occurrence, it is truly unfortunate that the arrest was a result of mistaken identity by the complainant in the case and we regret any embarrassment or injury suffered by Mr. Blake as a result.

  2. Superintendent Dr. Rachel Savage:

    While outcry over the incident understandably calls for answers and justice, few details of this school-based investigation can actually be revealed. This must not be misunderstood or mistaken for lack of action.

  3. Zhang Shujun:

    Our attitude is very clear when it comes to historical nihilism, and that is to have a clear-cut stance on opposing it, to oppose any mistaken point of view or tendency on party history.

  4. Karl Popper:

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

  5. Ahmed Korayem:

    A woman gets into a relationship hoping to change the man. A man gets into a relationship hoping that the woman doesn't change. Both realize how gravely mistaken they are

Images & Illustrations of mistaken

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