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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Erroneous  \Er*ro"ne*ous\,  a.  [L.  erroneus,  fr  errare  to  err. 
  See  {Err}.] 
  1.  Wandering;  straying;  deviating  from  the  right  course;  -- 
  hence  irregular;  unnatural.  [Obs.]  ``Erroneous 
  circulation.''  --Arbuthnot. 
 
  Stopped  much  of  the  erroneous  light,  which  otherwise 
  would  have  disturbed  the  vision.  --Sir  I. 
  Newman. 
 
  2.  Misleading;  misled;  mistaking.  [Obs.] 
 
  An  erroneous  conscience  commands  us  to  do  what  we 
  ought  to  omit.  --Jer.  Taylor. 
 
  3.  Containing  error;  not  conformed  to  truth  or  justice; 
  incorrect;  false;  mistaken;  as  an  erroneous  doctrine; 
  erroneous  opinion,  observation,  deduction,  view,  etc  -- 
  {Er*ro"ne*ous*ly},  adv  --  {Er*ro"ne*ous*ness},  n. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  erroneously 
  adv  :  in  a  mistaken  manner;  "he  mistakenly  believed  it"  [syn:  {mistakenly}] 




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