error

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Synonyms for error

Synonyms for error

an act or thought that unintentionally deviates from what is correct, right, or true

Synonyms for error

inadvertent incorrectness

a misconception resulting from incorrect information

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(baseball) a failure of a defensive player to make an out when normal play would have sufficed

departure from what is ethically acceptable

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(computer science) the occurrence of an incorrect result produced by a computer

part of a statement that is not correct

References in classic literature ?
But in time the majority renounced these vulgar errors, and espoused the true side of the question.
If I had drawn my will to serve them from some purer source than the memory of my errors, I should be happy indeed
To him, as to other great teachers both philosophical and religious, when they looked upward, the world seemed to be the embodiment of error and evil.
I would not be understood to suppose that the proceedings of the unhappy scapegrace, with his few profligate companions I have here introduced, are a specimen of the common practices of society - the case is an extreme one, as I trusted none would fail to perceive; but I know that such characters do exist, and if I have warned one rash youth from following in their steps, or prevented one thoughtless girl from falling into the very natural error of my heroine, the book has not been written in vain.
Would there not be the greatest reason to apprehend, that error, in the first sentence, would be the parent of error in the second sentence?
The error which limits republican government to a narrow district has been unfolded and refuted in preceding papers.
How was it that a man so exact and fastidious could have made this error of a day?
Hence, the error, as it appears, of all poets who have composed a Heracleid, a Theseid, or other poems of the kind.
To be "run ashore" has the littleness, poignancy, and bitterness of human error.
The Witnesses proved, without error or flaw, That the sty was deserted when found: And the Judge kept explaining the state of the law In a soft under-current of sound.
Laws of motion of any kind become comprehensible to man only when he examines arbitrarily selected elements of that motion; but at the same time, a large proportion of human error comes from the arbitrary division of continuous motion into discontinuous elements.
We young people were easily taken with his glittering error, and we read him with much the same fury, that he wrote.
There may have been an error," said His Honour, thoughtfully - "the Court may have underestimated the value of the estate.
I was glad to have aroused in him a suspicion of error.
That immodest one hath long made the petty people greatly puffed up,--he who taught no small error when he taught: 'I--am the truth.