Synonyms for (adjective) mistaken

Synonyms: false, mistaken

Definition: arising from error

Usage: a false assumption; a mistaken view of the situation

Similar words: wrong, incorrect

Definition: not correct; not in conformity with fact or truth

Usage: an incorrect calculation; the report in the paper is wrong; your information is wrong; the clock showed the wrong time; found themselves on the wrong road; based on the wrong assumptions


Synonyms: misguided, mistaken

Definition: wrong in e.g. opinion or judgment

Usage: well-meaning but misguided teachers; a mistaken belief; mistaken identity

Similar words: wrong

Definition: contrary to conscience or morality or law

Usage: it is wrong for the rich to take advantage of the poor; cheating is wrong; it is wrong to lie