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
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  • 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
  • Biden's campaign is only "over" in the sense that a car is "dead" - the term erroneously supposes some preexisting animate state. Biden gets attention.
  • Sumatra from Java, which he called the strait of Polimban, from a city he erroneously supposed to lie on the Javan shore, and passing through this returned to Malacca by the east; being the first European who sailed round the island of Sumatra. The History of Sumatra Containing An Account Of The Government, Laws, Customs And Manners Of The Native Inhabitants
  • [* Thus, at five or six inches depth, between the roots of the Hymenea courbaril, masses of the resin anime (erroneously called copal) are discovered, and are sometimes mistaken for amber in inland places. Travels to the Equinoctial Regions of America
  • Consequently, the pituitary receptors would be preserved, and the pituitary would erroneously sense that the thyroid status in the periphery is normal.
  • Further, the GAO noted several examples of companies that apparently had used the EnergyStar label erroneously or fraudulently (LG and Samsung). DailyTech News Feed
  • About half the applied decoration is champlevé enamel and a further third tinning, a thin coating of a tin-rich alloy covering some or all of the brooch's surface (often erroneously described as silvering).
  • Its authority governed even the succession to the throne, in event of dispute between two members of the royal family; it alone was empowered to make laws or "assizes", and to its initiative was due the compilation of the "Assizes of Jerusalem", erroneously ascribed to Godfrey of Bouillon. The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 8: Infamy-Lapparent
  • _ Tremor of old age consists of a perpetual trembling of the hands, or of the head, or of other muscles, when they are exerted; and is erroneously called paralytic; and seems owing to the small quantity of animal power residing in the muscular fibres. Zoonomia, Vol. II Or, the Laws of Organic Life
  • Xenophon figured out the queen bee but erroneously assigned her supervisory responsibilities she doesn't have.
  • Mele (2001), drawing on empirical research regarding lay hypothesis testing, argues that selectivity may be explained in terms of the agent's assessment of the relative costs of erroneously believing p and ~p. Self-Deception
  • It has been interpreted as a beating out of evil spirits, as beautification, and even - erroneously - as buffoonery…
  • One day, while we were eating a red monkey erroneously called the baboon, in Demerara, an Arowack Indian told an affecting story of what happened to Wanderings in South America
  • The law of reflection was known as early as the time of Euclid, about 320 b.c., and to this geometrician was attributed, although probably erroneously, a "Treatise on Mirrors", in which the principles of catoptrics were correctly set forth. The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss
  • The OED definition of the word erroneously states that atmospheric pressure makes siphons work, when in fact it is the force of gravity. Today.Az
  • Manchin's veto message said the final bill's title erroneously refers to a separate fund with an almost identical name. WHSV - HomePage - Headlines
  • Because we use the same verb to characterize what pleases and what gratifies us, we are inclined to expect, erroneously, that the liking comes from the same source.
  • This bestselling novel was erroneously mistaken for historical fact.
  • Having been acquitted in Canton, he was erroneously set free by lawmen who didn't see the orders to transport him back.
  • (* Thus, at five or six inches depth, between the roots of the Hymenea courbaril, masses of the resin anime (erroneously called copal) are discovered, and are sometimes mistaken for amber in inland places. Personal Narrative of Travels to the Equinoctial Regions of America, During the Year 1799-1804 — Volume 2
  • The Druids were known by name, but scarcely more than by name, to the Greeks, who derived the appellation erroneously from _drus_, an oak, under the supposition that the Druids preferred to perform their religious rites under the shadows of oaken groves. The Celtic Magazine, Vol. 1, No. 2, December 1875 A Monthly Periodical Devoted to the Literature, History, Antiquities, Folk Lore, Traditions, and the Social and Material Interests of the Celt at Home and Abroad
  • The Millennium Bug, you may remember, was first erroneously applied to the Year 2000 bug, which singularly failed to cause any particularly big problems when the year clicked over to the 1st of January 2000.
  • There is a well-known poem by Goethe, “Weltliteratur” (1827), which rehearses rather the delights of folk poetry and actually got its title erroneously from the editor of the LITERATURE AND ITS COGNATES
  • Were the pilots not warned of engine failure or did a system erroneously shut down the engines? Times, Sunday Times
  • First, this is a reminder to all of us who try to communicate climate science to the general public - or even to the media elite and other opinion makers erroneously labeled the "cognoscenti" - not to take the most basic fact of climate science for granted. Climate Progress
  • The bank erroneously transferred the money to her account.
  • Elisha said a single word; the tolerance of high places, teraphim and betylia; the offering of incense for centuries to the brazen serpent destroyed by Hezekiah; the occasional glimpses of the most startling irregularities sanctioned apparently even in the temple worship itself, prove most decisively that a pure monotheism and an independence of symbols was the result of a slow and painful course of God's disciplinal dealings among the noblest thinkers of a single nation, and not, as is so constantly and erroneously urged, the instinct of the whole Semitic race; in other words, one single branch of the Evolution of Theology: an Anthropological Study
  • Information published in a New York Timesarticle by Michelle York, June 21, 2006 affirmed that "The President of Alfred State College whose leadership was the focus of a rare, three-month investigation by state education officials last year …" It would appear that the New York Times article (and later The Chronicle of Higher Education) used the term investigation erroneously. An Investigative Report on Cyber-stalking at Alfred State College, New York
  • And when FL starts erroneously quoting theology he obviously knows nothing about, it kind of frosts me. The resurrection of Omphalos - The Panda's Thumb
  • Some erroneously assert that all fish are female except in the cartilaginous fishes, for they think that the females of fish differ from what are supposed to be males only in the same way as in those plants where the one bears fruit but the other is fruitless, as olive and oleaster, fig and caprifig. On the Generation of Animals
  • Self Defense is a term erroneously used by instructors to denote an ability to fight. WN.com - Business News
  • Has it got anything to do with fishing being a rural, quarry sport, too closely associated, often erroneously, with tweedy people who shoot things?
  • He is a noble creature -- perhaps the noblest of the deer tribe -- and it is a boast of the backwoods 'hunter to have killed an elk; for such, as already mentioned, is the name erroneously given to this animal. Quadrupeds, What They Are and Where Found A Book of Zoology for Boys
  • One can date the beginnings of the change to the late 1960s, in the activist court of Warren Burger that brought the passion for civil rights to also bear, erroneously, on "equalizing" the field for religion. God Doesn't Follow the Law
  • Long - term since, we erroneously cooperative economy and collective economy confuse sth with sth else.
  • The most celebrated and important of the representatives of this class is the martyrology commonly called Hieronymian, because it is erroneously attributed to The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 9: Laprade-Mass Liturgy
  • By allowing earlier detection to erroneously imply longer survival.
  • 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
  • Such an unblinkered look at the liturgical reforms can, Msgr Ranjith writes, help us to be courageous in improving or changing that which was erroneously introduced and which appears to be incompatible with the true dignity of the Liturgy. Clear Words of Msgr Ranjith on the Flaws of the Postconciliar Liturgical Reforms and the Need for a Reform of the Reform
  • It is because of this that Descartes erroneously took the cogito to be the foundation of certainty in human knowledge, and our knowledge of body to be less clear and less immediate.
  • Her paintings, for example, were not just created out of anguish, as the film erroneously suggests.
  • Sometimes they were erroneously styled "Waldenses" by their contemporaries. The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 3: Brownson-Clairvaux
  • These hysteric affections are not necessarily attended with pain; though it sometimes happens, that pains, which originate from quiescence, afflict these patients, as the hemicrania, which has erroneously been termed the clavus hystericus; but which is owing solely to the inaction of the membranes of that part, like the pains attending the cold fits of intermittents, and which frequently returns like them at very regular periods of time. Zoonomia, Vol. II Or, the Laws of Organic Life
  • Like the barebacker who casually tosses away his health-or his partner's health-because he believes, quite erroneously, that "risky = sexy," the saddlebacker offers up her ass because she believes, quite erroneously, that she can get fucked in the ass-vigorously, religiously-and still be considered a virgin on her wedding night. News on Anchorage Press
  • He also asked that an amendment be made to the incitement charge, which he admitted was erroneously worded.
  • In several instances an erroneously regulated protein kinase activity is responsible. Physiology or Medicine 1992 - Press Release
  • It's an archaic term that first appeared in 1812-and it's erroneously used to describe any lucky bounce, good or bad.
  • Were the pilots not warned of engine failure or did a system erroneously shut down the engines? Times, Sunday Times
  • Erroneously though, he also states that the ‘Section Leader’ band on the fuselage is painted Red as is the engine cowling.
  • The aliens, who had erroneously assumed that dolphins were the intelligent life form on this planet, had come prepared with a pre-recorded speech of welcome expressing such lofty sentiments as universal peace and harmony between the races, shared cultural exchanges, and trade opportunities. A Simple Misunderstanding
  • In the summer of 2001, after some fruitless attempts at recovery, the bearer of bad tidings at Murrayfield informed him, erroneously as it turned out, that his playing career was over.
  • Senate lawmakers urged the Federal Communications Commission to strengthen its oversight of billing practices by telecommunications firms, after Verizon Wireless announced that it erroneously charged $50 million in unwanted data fees. More monitoring of billing practices sought after Verizon overcharge
  • This remark would inevitably have been construed into another instance of that churlishness which is so often said (though quite erroneously) to have been one of Tennyson’s infirmities. Old Familiar Faces
  • If it were proper to be rigorous in examining trifles, it might be replied, that Shakespeare would write more erroneously, if he wrote by the direction of this critick; they were not _distilled_, whatever the word may mean, _by the effect of fear_; for that _distillation_ was itself the _effect_; _fear_ was the cause, the active cause, that _distilled_ them by that force of operation which we strictly call _act_ involuntary, and _power_ in involuntary agents, but popularly call _act_ in both. Notes to Shakespeare, Volume III: The Tragedies
  • Well, rock music, itself a fairly narrow subsection of popular music, is being as narrowly and erroneously defined as religion here.
  • But he erroneously confounds appetency and volition together as the same functions of one power.
  • If you remember what was actually your sibling being hurt in a childhood roller-skating accident, for example, you are more likely to erroneously claim the memory for yourself. Shared memories and the problems they cause
  • California tax returns for open years should be amended to claim refunds for the taxes erroneously paid on those earnings.
  • That artworks can be erroneously explicated by their producers is self-evident to historians of contemporary art, whose very existence is predicated on such misprision.
  • [* Thus, at five or six inches depth, between the roots of the Hymenea courbaril, masses of the resin anime (erroneously called copal) are discovered, and are sometimes mistaken for amber in inland places. Travels to the Equinoctial Regions of America
  • A bank erroneously credited its customer's account twice with the amount of a single remittance.
  • In what are erroneously called double flowers in this order, _e. g._ in the Chrysanthemum, Dahlia, &c. &c., the florets are all ligulate. Vegetable Teratology An Account of the Principal Deviations from the Usual Construction of Plants
  • Erroneously or not, it was widely believed that she was the real boss of China.
  • Brasseur translates this title erroneously, “decorated with a bracelet.” The Annals of the Cakchiquels
  • “Socialist” is what they always call me, too, erroneously—I am more of an antisocialist. Roseanne Archy
  • In addition, there are cases in which the bank suspects collusion between the customer and the payee of the erroneously debited amount.
  • The examples are legion: caretaker, steamroller, gag, passing the torch, and domino theory are among them, though whip (abbreviation of the foxhunting term whipper-in) is not metaphorical in the sense often erroneously supposed. VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol VIII No 1
  • With the help of a thesaurus his mother had given him, Bush had erroneously written about “lacerates” running down his cheek – instead of tears. Michael Kimmel on “The Boy Crisis” and Anti-Male Ideology
  • Some projections were apparently erroneously based on that money being a grant - a misinterpretation that severely affected the co-op's financial projections.
  • And during the first public debates over health reform, the conservative establishment converged to support a "report" by Hudson Fellow Betsy McCaughey that erroneously suggested that investments in comparativeness effectiveness investments would create a "new bureaucracy" to "monitor doctors. The Progress Report: 100 Days Of Opposition
  • The word "invested" erroneously suggests that public-sector pay amounts to capital formation, rather than to recurring expense - an unsettling fallacy. The Globe and Mail - Home RSS feed
  • His body was erroneously producing a flood of white blood cells in a frantic search for a disease that did not exist.
  • The cocoons made by the 2 species of frogs that were the subjects of this study, Cyclorana australis and Cyclorana cultripes, during 46 and 51 days of aestivation in the laboratory, had 34 and 32-33 layers erroneously given as 51 in the abstract, see Table 1, respectively. Archive 2006-04-01
  • About half the applied decoration is champlevé enamel and a further third tinning, a thin coating of a tin-rich alloy covering some or all of the brooch's surface (often erroneously described as silvering).
  • _ -- Those cases of simple congestion of the laminæ, which we erroneously call laminitis, are rapidly developed, the symptoms are but moderately severe, and but one to three days are required for recovery. Special Report on Diseases of the Horse
  • Many terms and words in the glossary are described inaccurately at their best and downright erroneously at their worst.
  • In one place it uses the term write off -- I think erroneously. Propeller Most Popular Stories
  • She heard Jem's description of their heavily rouged faces covered with pearl powder, a practice she erroneously supposed was learned ‘from the Indians.’
  • This situation sometimes continues many months, or even years, and so much matter is evacuated after making water, or at the same time, by the action of the muscles in the vicinity of the sinuses, that it has been mistaken for an increased secretion from the bladder, and has been erroneously termed a catarrh of the bladder. Zoonomia, Vol. II Or, the Laws of Organic Life
  • It is far more important than popularity, which is erroneously considered a requirement for managing other people.
  • And I have remembered the author incorrectly, too, having erroneously attributed it to Paul Bunyan, thinking it came from Pilgrim's Progress.
  • Afterward Fridson searched around to see if anyone had made it into print before him with the same use of "bubblehead," as in a person who "erroneously characterizes a fundamentally justified price gain as a bubble. Forbes.com: News
  • How soothing to a spirit tired of the city's din is this solitude, broken only by the singing of the birds and the drowsy droning of the bee, erroneously termed 'bumble'! In the Midst of Alarms
  • Instead they will erroneously describe these objects as being 12.25 to 12.5 billion light years distance, when in truth they are much further away!
  • Moreover, prolonged periods of nausea may be erroneously attributed to gastric autonomic neuropathy, leading to unnecessary investigation and treatment.
  • Some egg farms are indoor floor operations and these are sometimes erroneously referred to as free-range operations. Baby Bites
  • In World War II, the German combination of mechanization, tactical airpower, and radio communication with sound doctrine, campaign plans, and training created the military system that journalists would erroneously dub "Blitzkrieg. Adam Elkus: Beyond Twitter Revolutions and False Choices
  • In the northern prefecture of Akita, which is below the flight path of one of the rocket's stages, the local government erroneously reported a launch to all its community administrations, after an army member "verbally" passed on the Defence Ministry's alert to a provincial official. undefined
  • The mass congregation of these animals is the biggest outside Kenya's Serengeti, and was earlier erroneously believed to be part of a migration.
  • Nuclear weapons, chemical weapons and missiles are viewed, probably erroneously, as the potential equalizer of superior Western conventional power.
  • One of the most unpropitious decisions a performing arts company can erroneously make is to stage a production in an ill-suited venue.
  • Processing thinking is also misused by most adolescents to create artificial self-images or egos by erroneously thinking that their worth is connected to external conditions, possessions, looks, and behavior.
  • Calvin erroneously makes this verse an address to the ungodly; and so Maurer, Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible
  • Some erroneously assert that all fish are female except in the cartilaginous fishes, for they think that the females of fish differ from what are supposed to be males only in the same way as in those plants where the one bears fruit but the other is fruitless, as olive and oleaster, fig and caprifig. On the Generation of Animals
  • In his Romanes Lecture recently published, he states, page 4: "My first thesis is that an electric charge possesses the most fundamental and characteristic property of matter, viz. mass or inertia; so that if any one were to speak of a milligramme or an ounce or a ton of electricity, though he would certainly be speaking inconveniently, he might not necessarily be speaking erroneously. Aether and Gravitation
  • The fossil resins -- often erroneously called gums -- amber, kauri, copal, etc., though interestingly related to the hydro-carbons enumerated on the preceding pages, form no essential part of the series, and demand only the briefest notice here. Scientific American Supplement, No. 362, December 9, 1882
  • In the same prolusion, Strada quotes the "blustering" line, afterwards censured by Dryden; but erroneously reads, The works of John Dryden, $c now first collected in eighteen volumes. $p Volume 06
  • Thus when we consider the unexplored basilar and interior regions, and that half of its exterior surface which was erroneously appropriated to the thirty-five organs, as well as the erroneous location of several, we perceive that _more than half_ of the organs and functions of the brain remained for investigation. Buchanan's Journal of Man, October 1887 Volume 1, Number 9
  • It had been widely and erroneously reported that Armstrong had refused to give evidence.
  • If the diagnosis “start of labour” is made erroneously, the result may be unnecessary interventions, such as amniotomy or oxytocin infusions. 3. CARE DURING THE FIRST STAGE OF LABOUR
  • The sexual life of the child begins long before, and the puberal development is not completed till many years after, the appearance of these external signs, which by most people are erroneously regarded as typical of pubescence. The Sexual Life of the Child
  • The guest curator, John Ayers, has written an essay for the catalogue that emends flaws in dating and attribution erroneously accepted as the last word for decades.

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