Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: adjective

Marked by error; mistaken.

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Usage examples "erroneous":

  1. Therefore those who judge a community's health rights by its health laws will get as erroneous an impression as those who judge hygiene instruction in our public schools from printed statements about the frequency and character of such instruction. - "Civics and Health", William H. Allen.
  2. While it seems a pity to destroy this erroneous idea, suggestive of a heroic climb from the depths to the heights, nothing could be further from the truth. - "Edison, His Life and Inventions", Frank Lewis Dyer and Thomas Commerford Martin.
  3. It is astonishing what erroneous notions members of a class can get from merely hearing a lesson presented. - "Principles of Teaching", Adam S. Bennion.