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Sunday, September 26, 1999

Definitions for erroneous

  1. Containing or characterized by error; as, "erroneous conclusions."

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Citations for erroneous
History shows that even the greatest minds can construct theories that work but that have one minor flaw--they are completely erroneous. Brian L. Silver, The Ascent of Science
Each year the prediction industry showers us with $200 billion in (mostly erroneous) information. William A. Sherden, The Fortune Sellers: The Big Business of Buying and Selling Predictions
Origin of erroneous
1350-1400
Erroneous is from Latin erroneus, from erro, erronis, a wanderer, a vagabond, from erro, errare, to wander, to err.