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.
1. Wandering; straying; deviating from the right course; --
hence, irregular; unnatural. [Obs.] "Erroneous
Stopped much of the erroneous light, which otherwise
would have disturbed the vision. --Sir I.
2. Misleading; misled; mistaking. [Obs.]
An erroneous conscience commands us to do what we
ought to omit. --Jer. Taylor.
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.
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