mistaken : Definition, Usages, News and More

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mistaken

mis tay kuhn

  • v  identify incorrectly
  • v  to make a mistake or be incorrect
  • s  wrong in e.g. opinion or judgment
    a mistaken belief
    mistaken identity
  • s  arising from error
    a mistaken view of the situation

  • Bushra Ahmed Binhisa was mistaken as missing British girl Madeleine McCann.
  • She could not have been more mistaken.
  • Was John Demjanjuk a victim of mistaken identity? .
News & Articles

  • MSNBC Mistaken History: Segregationist George Wallace Was A Republican? (UPDATED)
    Former Alabama Governor George Wallace was many things: segregationist, lawyer, Methodist. But one thing he most certainly was not: a Republican. But during a segment of last night's All In on MSNBC, a chyron mistakenly identified the well-known racist governor as a member of the GOP, despite his longstanding affiliation with the Democratic Party of that era.
    June 12, 2013 - Mediaite
  • Did Fla. Powerball winner pay for everyone's meal?
    It may have been a case of mistaken identity or a rare form of lottery fever.
    June 12, 2013 - Lottery Post
  • Work order mistaken for pipe bomb
    Highway bomb scare Work order mistaken for pipe bomb Scare closed down Route 2 Tuesday. Register VERMILION TWP. Jun 12, 2013 if (!window.OX_ads) { OX_ads = []; } OX_ads.push({ "auid" : "417989" }); document.write(' '); By COURTNEY ASTOLFI astolfi@sanduskyregister.com Somewhere there is an overgrown tree in need of an overdue trim. A work order from a tree-trimming business caused quite a stir ...
    June 12, 2013 - The Sandusky Register
Quotes

  • President Bush in Times Online
    Some say the gains we are making in Iraq come too late,Mr Bush said. "They are mistaken. It is never too late to deal a blow to al-Qaeda. It is never too late to advance freedom. And it is never too late to support our troops in a fight...
  • Meryl Streep in USA Today
    I just want to say: In my long career I've played so many extraordinary women that basically I'm getting mistaken for one,said Meryl Streep when she won a Golden Globe for Julie & Julia.
  • Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in Accra Daily Mail
    The Iranian leader added: "I have said that the US government and its allies are mistaken if they think they can brandish the stick of resolution and then sit down to talk with us, such a thing will not happen," AFP news agency reports.

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