Definition of erroneous in English:

erroneous

Line breaks: er¦ro¦ne|ous
Pronunciation: /ɪˈrəʊnɪəs
 
, ɛ-/

adjective

Derivatives

erroneously

adverb
More example sentences
  • Conventional hard drives can erroneously seek to an incorrect location on a platter of the hard drive.
  • We have suffered indescribable cruelties in what are erroneously called communal riots, but in fact are acts of state terrorism.
  • It seems to me that people on the field of battle must run the risk of being erroneously detained as well as being erroneously killed.

erroneousness

noun
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  • Or do you reject the new data entirely, because the fact that it contradicts the previous timeline is prima facie evidence of its erroneousness?
  • He believed that prosperity could only be guaranteed if the country retained the imperial connection, and maintained that the Union had failed it because of its misapplication and not because of its inherent erroneousness.
  • And please don't bother to ‘enlighten’ me of the erroneousness of it all, because I am VERY much aware of it.

Origin

late Middle English: from Latin erroneus (from erro(n-) 'vagabond', from errare 'to stray, err') + -ous.

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