Mistaken
Mistaken Mis*tak"en, p.a. 1. Being in error; judging wrongly; having a wrong opinion or a misconception; as, a mistaken man; he is mistaken. [1913 Webster]

2. Erroneous; wrong; as, a mistaken notion. [1913 Webster]


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