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Usage examples for erroneous

  1. The costumes were whimsical and erroneous, but the whole was amusing. – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  2. In certain cases, nevertheless, where a remark or explanation was absolutely erroneous, it seemed to be an imperative duty to suppress it, and if necessary to substitute another for it. – A Select Collection of Old English Plays, Volume I. by R. Dodsley
  3. Defective or erroneous principles are used as standards of judgment. – Elementary Guide to Literary Criticism by F. V. N. Painter
  4. You were right and I was erroneous. – Remarks by Bill Nye
  5. Thus, it would be erroneous to regard the fantastic imagination as idealistic; it has no claim to the term: on the contrary, it believes itself adapted for practical work and acts in that direction. – Essay on the Creative Imagination by Th. Ribot
  6. The history of copyright law seems to show that the treatment of property in brain product has been based on this erroneous idea. – The Complete Essays of C. D. Warner by Charles Dudley Warner
  7. That is, of course, an erroneous view. – Elementary Theosophy by L. W. Rogers
  8. This did not mean that Southern statesmen had lost the power to perceive the evil effects of slavery or that they were convinced that their former views were erroneous. – The Anti-Slavery Crusade Volume 28 In The Chronicles Of America Series by Jesse Macy
  9. But Monism teaches that such a view is entirely erroneous. – Mind and Motion and Monism by George John Romanes
  10. It would convict us of a very weak and erroneous idea of a Supreme Being, to suppose that he could not or would not prosper our endeavors with equal success in a more restricted way of trade, when our motives are purely to serve him faithfully. – Memoir and Diary of John Yeardley, Minister of the Gospel by John Yeardley
  11. This assertion is completely erroneous. – A Succinct View of the Importance and Practicability of Forming a Ship Canal across the Isthmus of Panama by H. R. Hill
  12. " The dispoote between Bowlaigs an' the Major which results in both of 'em cashin' in, gets started erroneous. – Wolfville Nights by Alfred Lewis
  13. This is erroneous- the order of the twofold marriage is, in a legal point of view, of no moment, so long as it takes place on the same day. – Routledge's Manual of Etiquette by George Routledge
  14. The difficulties of his position required to be more thoroughly explained, and erroneous notions corrected. – Ungava by R.M. Ballantyne
  15. She knew well enough that if she was never brought to love any man, she never ought to marry any man; but she was not quite sure whether Janet was not right in telling her that she had formed erroneous notions of the sort of love she ought to feel for the man whom she should resolve to accept. – The Vicar of Bullhampton by Anthony Trollope
  16. But this is a very erroneous view of the matter. – Companion to the Bible by E. P. Barrows
  17. 32. This is undoubtedly bad English; and always was so, however common may have been the erroneous notion which gave rise to it. – The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown
  18. " The whole answer lies in the erroneous term you persist in applying to this project," said Ashby. – The Colonists by Raymond F. Jones
  19. And he had formed an idea of him- which he now saw to be a totally erroneous one. – The Chestermarke Instinct by J. S. Fletcher
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