Erroneous

Er*ro"ne*ous

(?), a. [L. erroneus, fr. errare to err. See Err.] 1. Wandering; straying; deviating from the right course; -- hence, irregular; unnatural. [Obs.] "Erroneous circulation." Arbuthnot.
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Stopped much of the erroneous light, which otherwise would have disturbed the vision.
Sir I. Newman.
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2. Misleading; misled; mistaking. [Obs.]
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An erroneous conscience commands us to do what we ought to omit.
Jer. Taylor.
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3. Containing error; not conformed to truth or justice; incorrect; false; mistaken; as, an erroneous doctrine; erroneous opinion, observation, deduction, view, etc. -- Er*ro"ne*ous*ly, adv. -- Er*ro"ne*ous*ness, n.
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