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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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "erroneous":

    wrong, incorrect, mistaken, false, flawed, misguided, inaccurate, faulty, mistake, error, misleading, misconceived

How to pronounce erroneous?

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How to say erroneous in sign language?

  1. erroneous

Words popularity by usage frequency

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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. The FDA:

    No test is perfect, given the probability of erroneous results and the rarity of these mutations, professional societies typically recommend that only prospective parents with a family history of a genetic disorder undergo carrier screening.

  2. Melinda McLaughlin:

    Upon learning the recruitment should have required citizenship within 18 months of hire, as opposed to at the time of hire, (Eugene Police Department) immediately changed its materials and requirement, 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. 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.

  4. Robert Greenstein:

    The rule reflects a dark vision of United States -- as an unwelcoming nation that wants to keep out people who seek to join their family, work hard, and climb the economic ladder -- based on the erroneous assumption that they won't contribute to our communities, our economy, and our nation.

  5. Peter Levine:

    If the service members fulfilled their service commitment and there’s no obvious reason to believe that they knew or should have known that it was an erroneous payment, then we don’t need further review to get rid of that case.


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