Erroneous meaning

ĭ-rōnē-əs
Containing or based on error; mistaken; wrong.
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Containing or derived from error; mistaken.

Erroneous conclusions.

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The definition of erroneous is something that is incorrect or in error.

An example of an erroneous statement is that the earth is flat.

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Derived from an error.
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(law) Signifies a deviation from the requirements of the law, but does not connote a lack of legal authority, and is thus distinguished from illegal.
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Origin of erroneous

  • Middle English from Latin errōneus from errō errōn- a vagabond from errāre to err, wander ers- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Old French and Latin erroneus

    From Wiktionary