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Erroneous


ERRO'NEOUS, adjective [Latin erroneus, from erro, to err.]

1. Wandering; roving; unsettled.

They roam

Erroneous and disconsolate.

2. Deviating; devious; irregular; wandering from the right course.

Erroneous circulation of blood.

[The foregoing applications of the word are less common.]

3. Mistaking; misled; deviating, by mistake, from the truth. Destroy not the erroneous with the malicious.

4. Wrong; false; mistaken; not conformable to truth; erring from truth or justice; as an erroneous opinion or judgment.