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erroneous

adj. 1) in error, wrong. 2) not according to established law, particularly in a legal decision or court ruling.

erroneous

adjective aberrant, amiss, blundering, containing error, counterfeit, devoid of truth, erring, false, falsus, faulty, fictitious, groundless, illogical, incorrect, inexact, mistaken, spurious, unfounded, ungrounded, unreal, unsound, unsubstantial, untrue, wrong
Associated concepts: erroneous assessment, erroneous deeision, erroneous judgment, erroneous law, erroneous order, erroneous tax
See also: baseless, culpable, errant, fallacious, false, faulty, fictitious, ill-founded, improper, inaccurate, incorrect, inexact, peccant, sophistic, specious, unfounded, unsound, unsustainable, untenable, untrue
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Theoretic politicians, who have patronized this species of government, have erroneously supposed that by reducing mankind to a perfect equality in their political rights, they would, at the same time, be perfectly equalized and assimilated in their possessions, their opinions, and their passions.
Thus, he was in a condition to relate the exact circumstances of the difference between the Marquis of Mizzler and Lord Bobby, which it appeared originated in a disputed bottle of champagne, and not in a pigeon-pie, as erroneously reported in the newspapers; neither had Lord Bobby said to the Marquis of Mizzler, 'Mizzler, one of us two tells a lie, and I'm not the man,' as incorrectly stated by the same authorities; but 'Mizzler, you know where I'm to be found, and damme, sir, find me if you want me'--which, of course, entirely changed the aspect of this interesting question, and placed it in a very different light.
As 2012 draws to a close, many websites, books and cable television shows are erroneously predicting the end of the world.
In a story that ran in Wednesday's City/Region, The Associated Press erroneously said Jason Nelson of Grants Pass was the first registered medical marijuana grower in Oregon to be convicted on federal charges since the U.
The agreement has not been terminated for the reasons erroneously given in a recent media report, Wicks added.
CORRECTIONS: In the author's biography accompanying Suzanne Cotter's December issue "Top Ten," it was erroneously stated that Modern Art Oxford is located in London.
The article "Slow economy keeps Labor and Employment Law Section busy" in the September 15 News erroneously stated that the section's chair, Alan Orantes Forst, was in private practice in Martin County.
FRCP(C) erroneously states: "The Vatican objected to Fox's refusal to deny belief in pantheism (God is all and all is God).
Wachovia erroneously paid taxes totaling $111,823 for the trust for the years 1997 and 1998.
Users are causing the FASB to require more information in the statements because disclosures outside the statements are erroneously perceived as not being as reliable.
9) Thus, affected investors should file amended returns seeking refunds for taxes paid on fictitious gains erroneously reported; returns would also need to be amended for reported fictitious losses.
Environ Health Perspect 113:A670-A677 (2005)], photographs and their captions erroneously imply that plastic drink bottles contain ortha-phthalates.