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Origin of erroneous
OTHER WORDS FROM erroneouser·ro·ne·ous·ly, adverber·ro·ne·ous·ness, nounnon·er·ro·ne·ous, adjectivenon·er·ro·ne·ous·ness, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for erroneous
These included erroneous rumors about serious side effects, she said, and unproven conspiracy theories about government plans to microchip residents.Most nursing home workers don’t want the vaccine. Here’s what facilities are doing about it.|Rachel Chason, Rebecca Tan, Jenna Portnoy, Erin Cox|January 27, 2021|Washington Post
“For months this company has been reporting inaccurate, unverifiable, erroneous things on my credit report and I am sick of it!!!”Debt collectors, payday lenders collected over $500 million in federal pandemic relief|Peter Whoriskey, Joel Jacobs, Aaron Gregg|January 15, 2021|Washington Post
There was erroneous decision-making and insufficient security vetting of cases.Cotton’s claim that Mayorkas was ‘guilty of selling green cards to Chinese nationals’|Glenn Kessler|December 11, 2020|Washington Post
This point in particular generated pushback from some quarters, she recalls, with some faculty members objecting to the erroneous idea that this would mean “quotas” for minority hiring.
This has reduced both erroneous water-level readings and delays that hampered forecasting in the past.Google bolsters its A.I.-enabled flood alerts for India and Bangladesh|Jeremy Kahn|September 1, 2020|Fortune
In resolving the matter, the Department of Education acknowledged making erroneous statements in its intent-to-fine letter.Alleged U.Va. Abductor Accused of Rape at Christian College|Michael Daly|September 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Only the erroneous assumption in that, see, is that a guy like Calley might ever volunteer any information at all.
All along, the atomic minuet with Tehran has been built on assumptions—ours and theirs—that are, as it turns out, erroneous.Iraq Is Not Our War Anymore. Let It Be Iran’s Problem.|Christopher Dickey|July 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
That meant we only had the initial erroneous data to work with, and based all our responses on that.
This is a conspiracy to convict the captain when the core team made the erroneous decisions together.Costa Concordia Captain: I’m A Scapegoat For Carnival Cruise Lines|Barbie Latza Nadeau|March 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And everybody, or nearly everybody, bases on these obvious facts a series of entirely erroneous conclusions.The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice|Stephen Leacock
Moreover, the Bible teaches erroneous theories of history, theology, and science.God and my Neighbour|Robert Blatchford
Those who hold the truth cannot enter into it with the infidel, the unbeliever, the erroneous or profane.
Immediately Aguinaldo had fallen captive, all kinds of extravagant and erroneous versions were current as to how it had happened.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
It is true, that bad laws should be changed: but most erroneous, that till they be regularly removed they should be obeyed.