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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

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

Believing that the power to destroy belongs to the Creator alone I affirm... that any theory which, when carried out, demands the annihilation of force, is necessarily erroneous.
James Prescott Joule

Somehow, we have come to the erroneous belief that we are all but flesh, blood, and bones, and that's all. So we direct our values to material things.
Maya Angelou

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

Mainstream media's representation, or its guerrilla decontextualization, of black men's lives in particular can set the stage for erroneous assumptions capable of damaging an individual or a nation.
Aberjhani
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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