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Erroneous

Erroneous
1. Wandering; straying; deviating from the right course; hence, irregular; unnatural. Erroneous circulation. Stopped much of the erroneous light, which otherwise would have disturbed the vision. (Sir i. Newman)
2. Misleading; misled; mistaking. 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. Erroneously, Erroneousness.
Origin: L. Erroneus, fr. Errare to err. See Err.


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