BE ERRONEOUS &c. adj.
MISLEAD, misguide; lead astray, lead into error; cause error; beguile, misinform (misteach) [See Misteaching]; delude; give a false -impression, - idea; falsify, misstate; deceive [See Deception]; lie [See Falsehood].
ERR; be in error &c. adj., be mistaken &c. v.; be deceived (duped) [See Dupe]; mistake, receive a false impression, deceive oneself; fall into -, lie under -, labor under- an error &c. n.; be in the wrong, blunder; misapprehend, misconceive, misunderstand, misreckon, miscount, miscalculate (misjudge) [See Misjudgment].
play -, be- at cross purposes (misinterpret) [See Misinterpretation].
TRIP, stumble; lose oneself (uncertainty) [See Uncertainty]; go astray; fail [See Failure]; be in the wrong box; take the wrong sow by the ear (mismanage) [See Unskillfulness]; put the saddle on the wrong horse; reckon without ones host; take the shadow for the substance (credulity) [See Credulity]; dream (imagine) [See Imagination].
ERRONEOUS, untrue, false, devoid of truth, faulty, erring, fallacious, apocryphal, unreal, ungrounded, groundless; unsubstantial [See Unsubstantiality]; heretical (heterodox) [See Heterodoxy]; unsound; illogical [See Intuition. Sophistry]. INEXACT, unexact, inaccurate, incorrect; indefinite (uncertain) [See Uncertainty].
ILLUSIVE, illusory, delusive; mock, ideal (imaginary) [See Imagination]; spurious [See Deception]; deceitful [See Falsehood]; perverted.
CONTROVERTIBLE, unsustainable, unsustained, unauthentic, unauthenticated, untrustworthy.
EXPLODED, refuted, discarded.
MISTAKEN &c. v.; in error, under an error &c. n.; tripping &c. v.; out, out in ones reckoning; aberrant; beside -, wide of- -the mark, - the truth; astray (at fault) [See Uncertainty]; on -a false, - the wrong- -scent, - trail; in the wrong box; at cross-purposes, all in the wrong; all out [colloq.]; all abroad [colloq.], at sea, bewildered.
more or less.
Errare est humanum.
Mentis gratissimus error.Horace
On the dubious waves of error tost.Cowper
To err is human, to forgive divine.Pope
You lieunder a mistake.Shelley
Tis safest in matrimony to begin with a little aversion.Sheridan
The village that voted the earth was flat.Kipling
We all have a half-warmed fish in our bosoms.Spoonerism