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mistaken (adj.)

c. 1600, "under misapprehension, having made a mistake," past-participle adjective from mistake (v.). Meaning "misunderstood" is from 1590s; that of "erroneous, incorrect" is from 1670s. Related: Mistakenly. Mistaken identity in criminal cases is attested by 1838.

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Definitions of mistaken

mistaken (adj.)
wrong in e.g. opinion or judgment;
mistaken identity
a mistaken belief
Synonyms: misguided
mistaken (adj.)
arising from error;
a mistaken view of the situation
Synonyms: false
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