1. Wandering; straying; deviating from the right course; hence, irregular; unnatural. "Erroneous circulation." "Stopped much of the erroneous light, which otherwise would have disturbed the vision." (Sir I. Newman)

2. Misleading; misled; mistaking. "An erroneous conscience commands us to do what we ought to omit." (Jer. Taylor)

3. Containing error; not conformed to truth or justice; incorrect; false; mistaken; as, an erroneous doctrine; erroneous opinion, observation, deduction, view, etc. Erro"neously, Erro"neousness.

Origin: L. Erroneus, fr. Errare to err. See Err.

(01 Mar 1998)

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