Search Result for "erroneous":
1. containing or characterized by error;
- Example: "erroneous conclusions"
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
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. [1913 Webster] Stopped much of the erroneous light, which otherwise would have disturbed the vision. --Sir I. Newman. [1913 Webster] 2. Misleading; misled; mistaking. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] An erroneous conscience commands us to do what we ought to omit. --Jer. Taylor. [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster]WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
erroneous adj 1: containing or characterized by error; "erroneous conclusions"Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
137 Moby Thesaurus words for "erroneous": Albigensian, Arian, Catharist, Donatist, Ebionitist, Erastian, Gnostic, Jansenist, Jansenistic, Jovinianist, Jovinianistic, Lollard, Manichaean, Monophysite, Monophysitic, Montanist, Montanistic, Pelagian, Sabellian, Waldensian, Wyclifite, aberrant, abroad, adrift, adulterated, all abroad, all off, all wrong, amiss, antinomian, apocryphal, askew, astray, at fault, awry, barbarous, beside the mark, blemished, botched, bungled, careless, contrary to fact, corrupt, counterfeit, damaged, deceptive, defective, deficient, delusive, deviant, deviational, deviative, distorted, emanationist, errant, erring, fallacious, fallible, false, faultful, faulty, flawed, found wanting, heretical, heterodox, hylotheist, hylotheistic, illogical, illusory, immature, impaired, imperfect, imprecise, improper, impure, in error, inaccurate, inadequate, incomplete, incorrect, inexact, infelicitous, invalid, lacking, loose, makeshift, mediocre, misguided, misleading, mistaken, mixed, nonorthodox, not perfect, not right, not true, off, off the track, out, pantheist, pantheistic, partial, patchy, peccant, perverse, perverted, planetary, self-contradictory, short, sketchy, slipshod, slovenly, solecistic, specious, spurious, straying, truthless, unaccepted, unapproved, unauthentic, unauthoritative, uncanonical, undeveloped, uneven, unfactual, unfinished, unfounded, ungrammatic, unorthodox, unperfected, unproved, unscriptural, unsound, unthorough, untrue, wanting, wide, wrong