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erroneous

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englisherroneouser‧ro‧ne‧ous /ɪˈrəʊniəs $ ɪˈroʊ-/ AWL adjective formal 🔊 🔊 WRONG/INCORRECTerroneous ideas or information are wrong and based on facts that are not correct syn incorrect 🔊 His economic predictions are based on some erroneous assumptions.erroneously adverb
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erroneousWe in the news media help to perpetuate the erroneous cliche.There are basically two ways of controlling erroneous data.People are scared and paranoid of erroneous information they got.Some parents attribute incorrect or erroneous motives, desires or ideas to their children.As they contrasted expectations with reality they admitted exasperatedly that they had accepted the job based on erroneous perceptions.There were erroneous reports that the company had issued false statements.Instinct has become unfashionable because of its association with an erroneous theory of development.It is erroneous to believe that the decisions of one age should be binding upon another age.It would be erroneous to overstate this apprehension, for there was another aspect to the argument.Ricci's book tries to correct this erroneous view of ancient China.At least 15 million Americans still hold the erroneous view that cancer is contagious.
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