Thus perished a man in every respect exemplary, except in the erroneousness of his faith.
I give no opinion as to the accuracy or erroneousness of this view.
Circular maps, however, remained in the popular favour long after their erroneousness had been recognized by the learned.
The erroneousness of the assertion that the volcanoes of the Island of Java do not emit streams of real lava.
But in 1884 the erroneousness of the belief had not been made clear by recent experience.
straying from a wise or right path
Latin errare 'to wander'
late 14c., from Old French erroneus and directly from Latin erroneus "vagrant, wandering" (in Late Latin "erroneous"), from erronem (nominative erro) "vagabond," from errare "to wander, err" (see err). Related: Erroneously.