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wrong in e.g. opinion or judgment

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arising from error

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Thou art mistaken, Sancho," said Don Quixote, "according to the maxim quando caput dolet, &c.
Thou must have mistaken the surname of this 'Cide'- which means in Arabic 'Lord'- Sancho," observed Don Quixote.
Sir," interposed Monsieur de Flamarens to Athos, "if we are mistaken the error has originated with the queen.
Or rather, sir," said Aramis, with his peculiar irritating politeness, "the error of the person who was with you when we met you in the guardroom; for if the Comte de la Fere and I are not mistaken, we saw you in the company of a third gentleman.
Epanchin was surprised at the effect which the news from Moscow had upon the girls, and they were no less surprised that after solemnly remarking that her most striking characteristic was "being mistaken in people" she should have troubled to obtain for the prince the favour and protection of so powerful an old lady as the Princess Bielokonski.
But let us consider: Have we not admitted that the rulers may be mistaken about their own interest in what they command, and also that to obey them is justice?
The belief that a motive is normally conscious makes it easier to be mistaken as to our own motives than as to other people's.
Our theorizing is often mistaken, and when it is mistaken there is a difference between what we think we desire and what in fact will bring satisfaction.
Perhaps I am mistaken, but believe me, what I say, I say as much for myself as for you.
No you don't, Ned,' said his father coolly; 'you are mistaken, I assure you.