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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Er·ro·ne·ous a.
 1. Wandering; straying; deviating from the right course; -- hence, irregular; unnatural. [Obs.] Erroneous circulation.”
    Stopped much of the erroneous light, which otherwise would have disturbed the vision.   --Sir I. Newman.
 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.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adv : in a mistaken manner; "he mistakenly believed it" [syn: mistakenly]