[ US /ɛˈɹoʊniəsɫi/ ]
[ UK /ɛɹˈə‍ʊni‍əsli/ ]
  1. in a mistaken or erroneous manner
    he mistakenly believed it
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How To Use erroneously In A Sentence

  • It was kind of hard to get too worked up about it when the TV news was busy erroneously reporting that the space shuttle was traveling "nearly 18 times the speed of light" when it went boom.
  • His body was erroneously producing a flood of white blood cells in a frantic search for a disease that did not exist.
  • This form of the Trochaic is sometimes called Anacreontic, but very erroneously, as Anacreon's metre is quite different.
  • Money orders which, in consequence of misapprehension of the name of the remitter or place of payment have been erroneously made out, can be returned to the postmaster, and a correct order given in exchange; a new commission, however, will be charged on the corrected order. Canadian Postal Guide
  • Trivia note of the week: apparently this plant used to be called reedmace, and became known as 'bulrush' because of an erroneously named but popular painting. High summer
  • Sugar paste, home made or bought, is sometimes erroneously called fondant icing.
  • Sinjáb is Persian for the skin of the grey squirrel (Mu. lemmus, the lemming), the meniver, erroneously miniver, (menu vair) as opposed to the ermine = (Mus Armenius, or mustela erminia.) The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night
  • One of his conclusions is that the so-called technical exercises, gymnastics, manual training, sloyd, and the like, are not, as they are erroneously called, a relaxation from mental overstrain by change in work, but simply a new form of brain fatigue. The Education of the Child
  • The Great Pyramid is attributed erroneously to Khufu (Cheops) – with the other two being those of Khafre (Chephren) and Menkaura (Mycerinus). Name Stargate | SciFi, Fantasy & Horror Collectibles
  • Kant's criticism of the metaphysical disciplines centers on his efforts to show that the ideas of reason (the soul, the world and God), which are thought in accordance with the demand for the unconditioned, get erroneously “hypostatized” by reason, or thought as mind-independent “objects” about which we might seek knowledge. Kant's Critique of Metaphysics
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