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erroneous

adjective

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not being in agreement with what is true
  • a poorly researched news article about the new virus that was filled with much erroneous information

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“Erroneous.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/erroneous. Accessed 2 Jul. 2020.

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