Definition of Mistaking

1. Noun. Putting the wrong interpretation on. "There was no mistaking her meaning"




Definition of Mistaking

1. n. An error; a mistake.

Definition of Mistaking

1. Verb. (present participle of mistake) ¹

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Definition of Mistaking

1. mistake [v] - See also: mistake

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mistaking

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Literary usage of Mistaking

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1. Logic by George Hugh Smith (1901)
"The two names, ie, mistaking the Issue and Irrelevant Conclusion, present, therefore, ... mistaking THE ISSUE.—This, as is well appreciated by the ..."

2. Argumentation and Debating by William Trufant Foster (1917)
"A. mistaking THE CAUSE In the search for the cause of a known effect (the argument from effect to cause) men are prone to hit upon — (1) That which is ..."

3. Logic; Or, The Analytic of Explicit Reasoning by George Hugh Smith (1901)
"Or, in other words, when we regard the beginning of the fallacy, we call it mistaking the Issue; when the end, Irrelevant Conclusion ; and, in either case, ..."

4. The Transactions of the High Court of Chancery: Both by Practice and by Great Britain Court of Chancery, William Tothill, Robert Holborne (1872)
"mistaking. behave herself dutiful towards her mother, she married without the ... mistaking. The mistaking of a name of a corporation holpen in equity. ..."

5. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"Though she still "counteracts the machinations of the heretics to the best of her power . . . there is no mistaking the imminent danger of her position". ..."

6. The Works of Sir Walter Ralegh, Kt by Sir Walter Raleigh, Thomas Birch, William Oldys (1829)
"... eldest son of Ham was in Arabia, not in Ethiopia; and of strange fables, and ill translations of scripture, grounded upon the mistaking of this point. ..."

7. Nature by Norman Lockyer (1878)
"And so strong was the impression which his extreme terror left behind, that whenever afterwards he heard the boom of distant artillery practice, mistaking ..."

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