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Synonyms for mistaken
mɪˈsteɪ kən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. misguided, mistaken(adj)

    wrong in e.g. opinion or judgment

    "well-meaning but misguided teachers"; "a mistaken belief"; "mistaken identity"

    Synonyms:
    ill-conceived, false, misguided

    Antonyms:
    correct, right

  2. false, mistaken(adj)

    arising from error

    "a false assumption"; "a mistaken view of the situation"

    Synonyms:
    off-key, fake, imitation, sour, delusive, fictive, simulated, put on, false, assumed, faux, misguided, fictitious, sham, pretended, untrue

    Antonyms:
    correct, right

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. mistaken

    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, erroneous, false, foolish, ill-advised, ill-considered, ill-judged, inconclusive, incorrect, infatuated, irrational, ludicrous, 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

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#2392false
#4775stupid
#5373assumed
#6134fake
#6878confused
#7081incorrect
#11083simulated
#12027sour
#12604ridiculous
#13465faux
#14685inaccurate
#15666mistaken
#16024unreasonable
#16072foolish
#16818absurd
#17335flawed
#17637imitation
#18910erroneous
#20014sham
#22275irrational
#27219fictitious
#27327anomalous
#27380misguided
#29022deceived
#30218untrue
#30875monstrous
#33694pretended
#35057senseless
#35236ludicrous
#43014inconclusive
#43073paradoxical
#48752nonsensical
#51009preposterous
#83110infatuated
#121604fictive
#203636delusive
#210635chimerical

How to use mistaken in a sentence?

  1. Tom Carper:

    My gut tells me that they believe that Kerri Evelyn Harris is the next Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and they believe that I'm somehow Tom Carper, they think that New York City is New York City. And I think they're mistaken on all three counts.

  2. Ahmed Korayem:

    A woman gets into a relationship hoping to change the man. A man gets into a relationship hoping that the woman doesn't change. Both realize how gravely mistaken they are

  3. Le Maire:

    If Air France does not make efforts to become more competitive, allowing this flagship to be at the same level at Lufthansa and other airline companies, Air France will disappear, we're minority shareholders ... those that think that whatever happens the state will come to Air France's rescue and soak up Air France's losses are mistaken.

  4. Grand Duchess Tatiana Nikolaevna of Russia:

    Love is Light and it has no end. Love is great suffering. It cannot eat, it cannot sleep. It is mixed with sin in equal parts. And yet it is better to love. In love one can be mistaken, and through suffering he expiates for his mistakes.

  5. Sue Patton Thoele, The Courage To Be Yourself Journal:

    At the center of each human heart is goodness, layered over with hurt, confusion, and mistaken ideas. Our task is to gently peel off layer after layer until the unfettered heart can shed its love upon the world.

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