in the mistaken/erroneous belief that

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of in the mistaken/erroneous belief that

:being mistaken in thinking that
  • Many people arrived early in the mistaken/erroneous belief that free tickets would be available.

Word by Word Definitions

mistake play mistaken
  1. : to blunder in the choice of

  2. : to misunderstand the meaning or intention of : misinterpret

  3. : to make a wrong judgment of the character or ability of

  1. : a wrong judgment : misunderstanding

  2. : a wrong action or statement proceeding from faulty judgment, inadequate knowledge, or inattention

erroneous play
  1. : containing or characterized by error : mistaken

  2. : wandering

belief play
  1. : a state or habit of mind in which trust or confidence is placed in some person or thing

  2. : something that is accepted, considered to be true, or held as an opinion : something believed

  3. : conviction of the truth of some statement or the reality of some being or phenomenon especially when based on examination of evidence


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