mistakenly adv

mistakenly adv
"The girl's been kidnapped," said Tom mistakenly.

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  • Mistakenly — Mis*tak en*ly, adv. By mistake. Goldsmith. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mistakenly — adv. Mistakenly is used with these verbs: ↑attribute, ↑believe, ↑bomb, ↑equate, ↑identify, ↑interpret, ↑suppose …   Collocations dictionary

  • mistakenly — mɪ steɪkÉ™nlɪ adv. with an error, accidentally, unintentionally …   English contemporary dictionary

  • taken pp — mistakenly adv …   English expressions

  • mistaken — mistakenly, adv. mistakenness, n. /mi stay keuhn/, adj. 1. wrongly conceived, held, or done: a mistaken antagonism. 2. erroneous; incorrect; wrong: a mistaken answer. 3. having made a mistake; being in error. [1590 1600; ptp. of MISTAKE; see EN3] …   Universalium

  • mistaken — [[t]mɪste͟ɪkən[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED: v link ADJ, oft ADJ about n If you are mistaken about something, you are wrong about it. I see I was mistaken about you... You couldn t be more mistaken, Alex. You ve utterly misread the situation. Syn: wrong ●… …   English dictionary

  • mistaken — [mɪˈsteɪkən] adj 1) if someone is mistaken, they are wrong about something If you think I m going to help, you re sadly mistaken.[/ex] 2) a mistaken belief, idea, opinion etc is not correct mistakenly adv 3) He mistakenly believed that she was… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • miss — ask v, mischief n, labour v, mistakenly adv, remissly adv …   English expressions

  • mistaken — mis|tak|en [mıˈsteıkən] adj 1.) be mistaken if you are mistaken, you are wrong about something that you thought you knew or saw ▪ It can t have been my car. You must be mistaken. ▪ I thought he said 12 o clock, but I might have been mistaken. ▪… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • mistaken — [mi stāk′ən] adj. 1. wrong; having an incorrect understanding, perception, etc.: said of persons 2. incorrect; misunderstood; erroneous: said of ideas, etc. mistakenly adv …   English World dictionary

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