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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishmistakenmis‧tak‧en /məˈsteɪkən/ ●○○ adjective  1 be mistaken2 mistaken belief/idea/impression/view etcmistakenly adverb
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mistakenSchultz was afraid to say anything, fearing she might be mistaken.A fifth mistaken approach is the facile assertion that opponents are being inconsistent.Such a deeply mistaken belief can only come from a citizen of a country with a disciplinarian attitude to politics.This can give rise to the mistaken belief that cocaine is not an addictive drug.Adding to the energy level is Colin McCormack doubling at deceptive speed as two mistaken characters.Further, the first two years are particularly flexible and structured to give reasonable opportunity for correcting mistaken choices.Biographical reconstruction based on Thomas's tales and sketches can be a mistaken exercise.Many people have the mistaken idea that AIDS cannot spread through heterosexual sex.Pauline was under the mistaken impression that I didn't like her.And by accepting it, the believer tacitly ignores the complex social mechanisms which uphold the mistaken logic.I perceived that the orthodox view of Time, as gradually established in the Western world, was a mistaken one.