Related formsmis·tak·en·ly, adverbmis·tak·en·ness, nounun·mis·tak·en, adjective
Examples from the Web for mistakenly
Will had mistakenly connected the pathway of infection in a hospital room with someone coughing or sneezing circulating in public.
Most of the meddlers in our lives do it to gratify their own egos or because they mistakenly believe they are helping.
This kind of prejudice harms innocent people, whether Muslim or mistakenly thought to be Muslim.
For more than 50 years, Army PFC Lawrence S. Gordon was mistakenly interred as a German soldier in a cemetery in France.
Correction: In an earlier version of this story, Ginni Thomas was mistakenly referred to as a registered lobbyist.
For Gladstonian Englishmen mistakenly think that they can settle the thing by further concession and get to their own business.Ireland as It Is|Robert John Buckley (AKA R.J.B.)
Seeing a fact which you mistakenly consider deserving of contempt, you refuse to take a humane view of a fellow creature.Crime and Punishment|Fyodor Dostoevsky
A similar project is attributed (mistakenly, without doubt) to Abdurrahman.Christianity and Islam in Spain (756-1031)|Charles Reginald Haines
Probably based on the earlier map, 1630-40, mistakenly ascribed to Ryther.Shakespearean Playhouses|Joseph Quincy Adams
In writing the definite article, Miss Trafford mistakenly uses the contracted form th' when full syllabic value is to be given.Writings in the United Amateur, 1915-1922|Howard Phillips Lovecraft