What is mistaken?

  • (adj): Arising from error.
    Example: "A mistaken view of the situation"
    Synonyms: false
    See also — Additional definitions below

More definitions of "mistaken":

  • (adj): Wrong in e.g. opinion or judgment.
    Example: "A mistaken belief"; "mistaken identity"
    Synonyms: misguided

Famous quotes containing the word mistaken:

    He had not the least pride of birth and rank, that common narrow notion of little minds, that wretched mistaken succedaneum of merit.
    Philip Dormer Stanhope, 4th Earl Chesterfield (1694–1773)

    [Urging the national government] to eradicate local prejudices and mistaken rivalships to consolidate the affairs of the states into one harmonious interest.
    James Madison (1751–1836)