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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A belief, answer or act that is untrue, incorrect, or wrong. A mistake.

Usage examples (30)
  • Enthusiasm with error is more acceptable than indifference with perfection.
  • If this letter has been sent in error, the error is yours, not ours.
  • ORADEA, 2009 The term error is used for lack of quality, or little or no accuracy.
  • And this storm never got out of what we call the error cone. for more
Tutoring comment
  • The history student made an "error" (a fault, mistake, or blunder) in his report about the "era" (an age or epoch) of the dinosaurs.
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