Origin of erroneous
Examples from the Web for erroneous
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
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
From a political perspective, the erroneous but strategic conflation of inequality and mobility makes obvious sense.
The erroneous decision is only compounded by the current state of Israeli higher education.
She took in his civilian dress, typed it automatically, and came to an erroneous conclusion.Mercenary|Dallas McCord Reynolds
If my views are erroneous, as exhibited in these lectures, I cannot plead that they have been hastily adopted.The Religion of Geology and Its Connected Sciences|Edward Hitchcock
It would seem that this statement is erroneous, apart from the fact that it conflicts with the prior date in reference to Alamo.A Tramp Through the Bret Harte Country|Thomas Dykes Beasley
The historians have shifted the position to suit their various and erroneous ideas of the field of battle.The Bruce|John Barbour
The speech of the Cornish people is another subject about which erroneous ideas may be got from reading.The Land's End|W. H. Hudson
British Dictionary definitions for erroneous
Word Origin for erroneous
Word Origin and History for erroneous
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.