Definition of the error of one's ways
- Congress saw/recognized the error of its ways and repealed the law.
- He publicly acknowledged the error of his ways and asked for forgiveness.
: an act or condition of ignorant or imprudent deviation from a code of behavior
: an act involving an unintentional deviation from truth or accuracy
: an act that through ignorance, deficiency, or accident departs from or fails to achieve what should be done : such as
: in (such) a way, course, direction, or manner
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