from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • v. Past participle of mistake.
  • adj. Wrong or incorrect in opinion, understanding, or perception.
  • adj. Based on error; wrong: a mistaken view of the situation.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. Past participle of mistake
  • adj. Erroneous.
  • adj. Having an incorrect belief.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Being in error; judging wrongly; having a wrong opinion or a misconception
  • Erroneous; wrong.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Wrongly taken; misunderstood; misconceived.
  • Erroneously entertained, apprehended, received, or done; marked or characterized by mistake; erroneous; incorrect; blundering: said of acts, statements, notions, etc.
  • Having made a mistake; laboring under a mistake; in error: said of persons.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. arising from error
  • adj. wrong in e.g. opinion or judgment


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