Mistaken meaning

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The definition of mistaken is someone or something that is wrong, misguided or based on faulty or incorrect information.

If you believe that the color of your new dress is yellow and it is really blue, this is an example of when you are mistaken.

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Based on error; wrong.

A mistaken view of the situation.

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Wrong or incorrect in opinion, understanding, or perception.
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Wrong; having an incorrect understanding, perception, etc.
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Incorrect; misunderstood; erroneous.
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Past participle of mistake.

I'm frequently mistaken for my brother.

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This is a clear case of mistaken identity.

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(with a copula verb, often with about) Having an incorrect belief.

I think you must be mistaken.

He admitted he was mistaken about the budget numbers.

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