erroneously vs mistakenly what difference

what is difference between erroneously and mistakenly

English

Etymology

erroneous +‎ -ly

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɪˈɹəʊnɪəsli/

Adverb

erroneously (comparative more erroneously, superlative most erroneously)

  1. In an erroneous manner.
  2. Incorrectly.

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English

Etymology

From mistaken +‎ -ly.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /mɪˈsteɪ.kən.li/

Adverb

mistakenly (not comparable)

  1. wrongly, erroneously
    I mistakenly assumed that the shop was still there.
  2. by accident, by mistake, in error (without intention to do so)
    Today I mistakenly took your packed lunch to work.

Related terms

  • mistake
  • mistaken
  • mistakingly
  • mistook

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