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3 results for mistaken
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
  1. wrong in e.g. opinion or judgment; "well-meaning but misguided teachers"; "a mistaken belief"; "mistaken identity"
    Synonym(s): misguided, mistaken
  2. arising from error; "a false assumption"; "a mistaken view of the situation"
    Synonym(s): false, mistaken
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Mistake \Mis*take"\, v. t. [imp. & obs. p. p. {Mistook}; p. p.
      {Mistaken}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Mistaking}.] [Pref. mis- + take:
      cf. Icel. mistaka.]
      1. To take or choose wrongly. [Obs. or R.] --Shak.
      2. To take in a wrong sense; to misunderstand misapprehend,
            or misconceive; as, to mistake a remark; to mistake one's
            meaning. --Locke.
                     My father's purposes have been mistook. --Shak.
      3. To substitute in thought or perception; as, to mistake one
            person for another.
                     A man may mistake the love of virtue for the
                     practice of it.                                 --Johnson.
      4. To have a wrong idea of in respect of character,
            qualities, etc.; to misjudge.
                     Mistake me not so much, To think my poverty is
                     treacherous.                                       --Shak.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Mistaken \Mis*tak"en\, p.a.
      1. Being in error; judging wrongly; having a wrong opinion or
            a misconception; as, a mistaken man; he is mistaken.
      2. Erroneous; wrong; as, a mistaken notion.
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