Definition of Mistakenly

1. Adverb. In a mistaken manner. "He mistakenly believed it"

Exact synonyms: Erroneously
Partainyms: Erroneous, Mistaken



Definition of Mistakenly

1. adv. By mistake.

Definition of Mistakenly

1. Adverb. By mistake, in error, wrongly. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Mistakenly

1. [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mistakenly

missy
mist
mist-flower
mist over
mistag
mistagged
mistagging
mistags
mistakable
mistakably
mistake
mistakeless
mistaken
mistaken identity
mistakenly (current term)
mistakenness
mistaker
mistakers
mistakes
mistaketh
mistaking
mistakingly
mistal
mistals
mistaught
mistbow
mistbows
misteach
misteaches

Literary usage of Mistakenly

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1. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1892)
"On his return some people mistakenly thought that ' he had been tinged with popery' by his visit (WOOD). In November he was informed that the king had ..."

2. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1922)
"... retained to abide the final decree, make adequate provision, consistent with due process of law, for the return of property mistakenly sequestered. 5. ..."

3. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"The origins of this style have been mistakenly sought in the ancient papyri (see ... mistakenly ..."

4. A Bibliographical and Critical Account of the Rarest Books in the English by John Payne Collier (1866)
"307), mistakenly assign to him Gabriel Harvey's "New Letter of Notable Contents," 1593. " Plaine Percival," in the same list of works, was, as we have shown ..."

5. A Treatise on Federal Criminal Law Procedure by William Hawley Atwell (1916)
"False Entries, mistakenly Made. 376. Abstraction. 377. Misapplication. 377a. Cases of Misapplication and Indictment. 377b. ..."

6. The Law of Mines and Mining in the United States by Daniel Moreau Barringer, John Stokes Adams (1911)
"In the notice of this amended location it was stated that the original location had been mistakenly laid across the vein and the object of the amendment was ..."

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