Jamal Khalifa said bin Laden felt his father had erred in failing to give all his wives equal attention.
Colleagues who admire Hinton say he erred on the side of ethics.
It seems to me that the Obama administration has erred in its attitude toward Israel and perhaps now is reaping the results.
Operationally, Obama also erred by imposing self-defeating constraints on the U.S. military.
Crowley also erred gravely in being excessively deferential to the president.
It was through not perceiving the necessity for verification that he erred.
If I have erred, 'tis to worldly wisdom only that I have erred.
Perhaps, too, he may have erred—it was his characteristic defect—in not pressing his policy upon others with more vehemence.
And, if I haply had erred, to undo the wrong, and release you.
Many choreographers have that fault, but I have never known any who erred in that respect to the same degree as Nijinsky.
c.1300, from Old French errer "go astray, lose one's way; make a mistake; transgress," from Latin errare "wander, go astray, be in error," from PIE root *ers- "be in motion, wander around" (cf. Sanskrit arsati "flows;" Old English ierre "angry, straying;" Old Frisian ire "angry;" Old High German irri "angry," irron "astray;" Gothic airziþa "error, deception;" the Germanic words reflecting the notion of anger as a "straying" from normal composure). Related: Erred; erring.