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erroneous
 a.  containing or derived from error; mistaken
Classic Sentence:
1  I am afraid, my dear Watson, that most of your conclusions were erroneous.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By A. Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 1. Mr. Sherlock Holmes
2  The cabman had described a somewhat shorter man, but such an impression might easily have been erroneous.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By A. Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 7. The Stapletons of Merripit House
3  At last, when you had all formed your inevitable and totally erroneous conclusions, you departed for the hotel, and I was left alone.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In I. THE ADVENTURE OF THE EMPTY HOUSE
4  "No, I considered it erroneous and did not follow it," said Pierre, so softly that the Rhetor did not hear him and asked him what he was saying.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER III
5  Writers of universal history who deal with all the nations seem to recognize how erroneous is the specialist historians' view of the force which produces events.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 17: CHAPTER II
6  My dear Albert," replied Franz, "I am glad of this opportunity to tell you, once and forever, that you entertain a most erroneous notion concerning Italian women.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 34. The Colosseum.
7  My father's care and attentions were indefatigable, but he did not know the origin of my sufferings and sought erroneous methods to remedy the incurable ill.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 22
8  The impression which I had received respecting the character and condition of the people of the north, I found to be singularly erroneous.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
9  'What you say is rather profound, and probably erroneous,' he said, with a laugh.
Heart of Darkness By Joseph Conrad
Get Context   In I
Example Sentence:
1  I thought my answer was correct, but it was erroneous in fact.
2  Paradoxically, fallacious reasoning does not always yield erroneous results: even though your logic may be faulty, the answer you get may nevertheless be correct.
3  Given the heavy damage inflicted on many islands in the archipelago nation, it is not surprising that conflicting reports and erroneous information have occasionally found their way into the reporting chain.
4  He has an erroneous opinion about the problem.