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Synonyms for erroneous
əˈroʊ ni əs, ɛˈroʊ-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. erroneous(adj)

    containing or characterized by error

    "erroneous conclusions"

    Antonyms:
    correct, right

Wiktionary

  1. erroneous(adjective)

    Synonyms:
    mistaken

  2. erroneous(adjective)

    Containing an error; inaccurate.

    Synonyms:
    mistaken

  3. erroneous(adjective)

    Derived from an error.

    Synonyms:
    mistaken

  4. erroneous(adjective)

    Mistaken.

    Synonyms:
    mistaken

  5. erroneous(adjective)

    signifies a deviation from the requirements of the law, but does not connote a lack of legal authority, and is thus distinguished from illegal.

    Synonyms:
    mistaken

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. erroneous

    That is absurd which is contrary to the first principles of reasoning; as, that a part should be greater than the whole is absurd. A paradoxical statement appears at first thought contradictory or absurd, while it may be really true. Anything is irrational when clearly contrary to sound reason, foolish when contrary to practical good sense, silly when petty and contemptible in its folly, erroneous when containing error that vitiates the result, unreasonable when there seems a perverse bias or an intent to go wrong. Monstrous and preposterous refer to what is overwhelmingly absurd; as, "O monstrous! eleven buckram men grown out of two," Shakespeare 1 King Henry IV, act ii, sc. 4. The ridiculous or the nonsensical is worthy only to be laughed at. The lunatic's claim to be a king is ridiculous; the Mother Goose rimes are nonsensical. Compare INCONGRUOUS.

    Synonyms:
    absurd, anomalous, chimerical, false, foolish, ill-advised, ill-considered, ill-judged, inconclusive, incorrect, infatuated, irrational, ludicrous, mistaken, monstrous, nonsensical, paradoxical, preposterous, ridiculous, senseless, stupid, unreasonable, wild

    Antonyms:
    certain, consistent, demonstrable, demonstrated, established, incontestable, incontrovertible, indisputable, indubitable, infallible, logical, rational, reasonable, sagacious, sensible, sound, substantial, true, undeniable, unquestionable, wise

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. erroneous(a.)

    Synonyms:
    false, incorrect, inexact, inaccurate, wrong, untrue

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. erroneous(a)

    Synonyms:
    false, incorrect, untrue, mistaken, inaccurate, wrong

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#899error
#1673wrong
#2028wild
#2392false
#4775stupid
#5805mistake
#7081incorrect
#12256misleading
#12604ridiculous
#14685inaccurate
#15666mistaken
#16024unreasonable
#16072foolish
#16818absurd
#16930faulty
#17335flawed
#18910erroneous
#22275irrational
#27327anomalous
#27380misguided
#30875monstrous
#35057senseless
#35236ludicrous
#43014inconclusive
#43073paradoxical
#48752nonsensical
#51009preposterous
#83110infatuated
#152133misconceived
#210635chimerical

How to use erroneous in a sentence?

  1. Erik Pevernagie:

    A "morning after" confrontation with the harsh daily reality can painfully destroy an erroneous understanding of an experience. Today may be beautiful, but tomorrow is another day and may have a different tint. ( "Morning after" )

  2. Melinda McLaughlin:

    After several months, (the Justice Department) concluded that while EPD had repeatedly advertised an erroneous citizenship requirement, they did not identify anyone who had been harmed.

  3. Adam Schiff:

    Regrettably, it has been necessary for Democrats to draft our own memorandum, setting out the relevant facts and exposing the misleading character of the Republicans ’ document so that members of the House are not left with an erroneous impression of the dedicated professionals at the FBI and DOJ.

  4. Police Chief Mike Davis:

    Since the incident, a great deal of erroneous information has appeared on social media outlets. … I want to make sure we clear that up today.

  5. Stephen Jay Gould:

    The most erroneous stories are those we think we know best - and therefore never scrutinize or question.


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