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mistaken

[mi-stey-kuhn]
adjective
1.
wrongly conceived, held, or done: a mistaken antagonism.
2.
erroneous; incorrect; wrong: a mistaken answer.
3.
having made a mistake; being in error.

Origin:
1590–1600; past participle of mistake; see -en3

mistakenly, adverb
mistakenness, noun
unmistaken, adjective


1. inaccurate, misconceived.
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mistaken (mɪˈsteɪkən)
 
adj
1.  (usually predicative) wrong in opinion, judgment, etc: she is mistaken
2.  arising from error in judgment, opinion, etc: a mistaken viewpoint
 
mis'takenly
 
adv
 
mis'takenness
 
n

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mistake
early 14c., from O.N. mistaka "take in error, miscarry," from mis- "wrongly" (see mis- (1)) + taka "take." The noun is attested from 1630s. Related: Mistakenly.
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