Erroneous and Wrong


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Erroneous adjective – Not being in agreement with what is true.
Usage example: a news article about the new virus that was filled with much erroneous information

Wrong is a synonym for erroneous in characteristic topic. In some cases you can use "Wrong" instead the word "Erroneous" as an adjective or a noun, when it comes to topics like property, correct, invalid, perverted. popular alternative
Nearby Words: error, erroneously
Synonyms for Erroneous


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Wrong adjective – Having an opinion that does not agree with truth or the facts.
Usage example: I'm sorry, but the latest research proves you wrong

Erroneous is a synonym for wrong in incorrect topic. You can use "Erroneous" instead an adjective "Wrong", if it concerns topics such as characteristic, property, correct, invalid. popular alternative
Nearby Words: wrongful, wrongly, wronging, wronged, wrongfully
Synonyms for Wrong

Things that words describes

impression erroneous impression wrong impression
word erroneous word wrong word
order erroneous order wrong order
name erroneous name wrong name
Other nouns: assumption, parts, conclusion, information, guess, conclusions.

Both words in one sentence

  • Compare Right for the Wrong Reasons, where a character follows an erroneous chain of logic to a correct conclusion, and Accidentally Accurate, where a creator does not do the research, but gets it right anyway.
  • Artistic License – Geography The link is to a Transformers Wiki page, including both an incredibly erroneous map of Europe and a comprehensive list of what is wrong with it, and a list of what historical and political events would have had to occur to alter the map such.
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Wrong or Erroneous. 2016. Accessed September 17, 2021.

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