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Definition of Erroneous

Erroneous

  1. Wandering; straying; deviating from the right course; -- hence, irregular; unnatural.
  2. Misleading; misled; mistaking.
  3. Containing error; not conformed to truth or justice; incorrect; false; mistaken; as, an erroneous doctrine; erroneous opinion, observation, deduction, view, etc.

Erroneous Quotations

The common idea that success spoils people by making them vain, egotistic and self-complacent is erroneous; on the contrary it makes them, for the most part, humble, tolerant and kind.
W. Somerset Maugham

The most erroneous stories are those we think we know best - and therefore never scrutinize or question.
Stephen Jay Gould

A man's conscience and his judgment is the same thing; and as the judgment, so also the conscience, may be erroneous.
Thomas Hobbes

I want to poke holes in the erroneous beliefs about what fame provides. It won't raise your self-esteem, it won't create profound connection, it's not going to heal your childhood traumas, it's only going to amplify them. You're going to be subject to a lot of criticism and praise, both of which are violent in their own ways.
Alanis Morissette

A hallucination is a fact, not an error; what is erroneous is a judgment based upon it.
Bertrand Russell
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Erroneous Translations

erroneous in Afrikaans is onjuis, verkeerd
erroneous in Dutch is fout, foutief, verkeerd, onjuist
erroneous in Italian is erroneo, difettoso
erroneous in Norwegian is urett, feilaktig
erroneous in Swedish is felaktig, oriktig
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