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Definition of Mistook


  1. of Mistake
  2. imp. & obs. p. p. of Mistake.

Mistook Quotations

We too, through lack of knowledge and of sufficiently mature reflection, mistook the visible outward appearance of the phenomenon for the phenomenon itself.
Leon Jouhaux

Like all dreamers, I mistook disenchantment for truth.
Jean-Paul Sartre

My father sang well, and he was a handsome man. When he walked down the street, people sometimes mistook him for Cary Grant and asked for his autograph.
Alan Alda

Formerly, when religion was strong and science weak, men mistook magic for medicine; now, when science is strong and religion weak, men mistake medicine for magic.
Thomas Szasz

I wrapped a movie called 'Zombieland,' in which I was constantly under assault by zombies, then flew to New York, still very much in character. With my daughter at the airport I was startled by a paparazzo, who I quite understandably mistook for a zombie.
Woody Harrelson
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Mistook Translations

mistook in German is verwechselte
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