Mistakenly - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |mɪˈsteɪkənli|  American pronunciation of the word mistakenly
Brit.  |mɪˈsteɪk(ə)nli|  British pronunciation of the word mistakenly

adverb

- in a mistaken or erroneous manner(syn: erroneously)

he mistakenly believed it

Examples

...the auctioneer mistook my nod for a bid, and I ended up buying a painting I don't even like...

...you seriously mistake me if you think I scare so easily...

It would be a mistake to assume that we can rely on their help.

There must be some mistake.

The manuscript contains numerous spelling mistakes.

There's a mistake in the schedule.

“When does the movie start?” “At 8:00. No, wait—my mistake—it starts at 8:30.”

The bank mistakenly debited my account $200!

...moviegoers who mistakenly believe that there is an equivalence between the personality of an actor and that of his character...

...old missionaries who mistakenly thought that they were going off to China to tame the heathen hordes...

...she mistakenly believed that she could insult people with impunity...

I mistakenly wrote her name as “Gene” instead of “Jean.”

crackers are often mistakenly called hackers

I mistakenly wrote her name as "Gene" instead of "Jean."

...mistakenly believed that the tribe was unsophisticated and would sell their land for a fraction of its worth...

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