erroneousness vs error what difference

what is difference between erroneousness and error

English

Etymology

erroneous +‎ -ness

Noun

erroneousness (usually uncountable, plural erroneousnesses)

  1. The state of being in error; the quality of being erroneous.

Translations



English

Alternative forms

  • errour (obsolete)

Etymology

From Anglo-Norman errour, from Old French error, from Latin error (wandering about), infinitive of errō (to wander, to err). Cognate with Gothic ???????????????????????? (airzei, error), Gothic ???????????????????????????? (airzjan, to lead astray). More at err.

Pronunciation

  • (UK) enPR: ĕrʹə(r); IPA(key): /ˈɛɹ.ə(ɹ)/
  • (US) enPR: ĕrʹər; IPA(key): /ˈɛɹ.ɚ/
    • (some accents) IPA(key): /ɛɚ/
  • Rhymes: -ɛrə(r)
  • Hyphenation: error
  • Homophone: era (in non-rhotic US pronunciations)
  • Homophones: air, e’er, ere, heir (in some US pronunciations)
  • Homophone: err (in some US pronunciations)

Noun

error (countable and uncountable, plural errors)

  1. (uncountable) The state, quality, or condition of being wrong.
    • 1913, The Inland printer:
      “Am I in error in marking out the s in the word assistants used in the following manner? […]”
  2. (countable) A mistake; an accidental wrong action or a false statement not made deliberately.
  3. (countable, uncountable) Sin; transgression.
  4. (computing, countable) A failure to complete a task, usually involving a premature termination.
  5. (statistics, countable) The difference between a measured or calculated value and a true one.
  6. (baseball, countable) A play which is scored as having been made incorrectly.
  7. (appellate law, uncountable) One or more mistakes in a trial that could be grounds for review of the judgement.
  8. Any alteration in the DNA chemical structure occurring during DNA replication, recombination or repairing.

Synonyms

  • (state of being wrong): wrength
  • (a mistake): blooper, blunder, boo-boo, defect, fault, faux pas, fluff, flub, fumble, gaffe, lapse, mistake, slip, stumble, thinko
  • See also Thesaurus:error

Hyponyms

Derived terms

  • error-free, errorfree
  • error-prone
  • error-ridden

Related terms

Translations

Verb

error (third-person singular simple present errors, present participle erroring, simple past and past participle errored)

  1. (computing) To function improperly due to an error, especially accompanied by error message.
    The web-page took a long time to load and errored out.
    Remove that line of code and the script should stop erroring there.
    This directory errors with a “Permission denied” message.
  2. (telecommunications) To show or contain an error or fault.
    The block transmission errored near the start and could not be received.
  3. (nonstandard) To err.
    • 1993 December, Arie Kaufman (editor), Rendering, Visualization, and Rasterization Hardware, Springer-Verlag New York LLC
      Pixels which are mathematically outside of a triangle, but which are included for anti-aliasing purposes can be generated with colour and depth information outside of the valid range. The ADE should identify these cases and clamp the output to the minimum or maximum value depending on the direction it has errored in.
    • 2000 December, Randy W. Kamphaus, Clinical Assessment of Child And Adolescent Intelligence, Allyn & Bacon
      By doing so examiners are erroring in the direction of drawing hypotheses based on greater evidence of reliability and validity.
    • 2001 November, Daniel D. Dancer, Shards and Circles: Artistic Adventures in Spirit and Ecology, Trafford Publishing
      Error is not just permitted by diversity; it is what permits diversity. The beetle had “errored” beautifully
    • 2002 May, Sylvain Beauregard, Passion Celine Dion the Book: The Ultimate Guide for the Fan!, Trafford Publishing
      Many other celebrities errored in the political comments area…

Synonyms

  • err

Derived terms

  • error out

Translations

See also

  • error on Wikipedia.Wikipedia
  • unerring

Asturian

Etymology

From Latin error.

Noun

error m (plural errores)

  1. error

Catalan

Etymology

From Latin error.

Pronunciation

  • (Balearic) IPA(key): /əˈro/
  • (Central) IPA(key): /əˈror/
  • (Valencian) IPA(key): /eˈroɾ/

Noun

error m (plural errors)

  1. error
    Synonyms: equivoc, equivocació, incorrecció

Usage notes

Also used as feminine noun, especially in older usage.

Related terms

  • errar

Further reading

  • “error” in Diccionari de la llengua catalana, segona edició, Institut d’Estudis Catalans.
  • “error” in Gran Diccionari de la Llengua Catalana, Grup Enciclopèdia Catalana.
  • “error” in Diccionari normatiu valencià, Acadèmia Valenciana de la Llengua.
  • “error” in Diccionari català-valencià-balear, Antoni Maria Alcover and Francesc de Borja Moll, 1962.

Galician

Etymology

From Latin error.

Noun

error m (plural errores)

  1. error
    Synonym: erro

Related terms

  • errar

Further reading

  • “error” in Dicionario da Real Academia Galega, Royal Galician Academy.

Latin

Etymology 1

From Proto-Italic *erzōs. Equivalent to erro (I err, I stray) +‎ -or.

Pronunciation

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈer.ror/, [ˈɛɾːɔɾ]
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /ˈer.ror/, [ˈɛrːɔr]

Noun

error m (genitive errōris); third declension

  1. wandering
  2. wavering, uncertainty
  3. error, mistake, delusion (a departing from the truth)
  4. solecism
Declension

Third-declension noun.

Descendants

Etymology 2

Verb

error

  1. first-person singular present passive indicative of errō

References

  • error in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • error in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • error in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • error in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meißner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[2], London: Macmillan and Co.

Spanish

Etymology

From Latin error.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /eˈroɾ/, [eˈroɾ]

Noun

error m (plural errores)

  1. error
    Synonyms: equivocación, yerro

Derived terms

  • ensayo y error

Related terms

  • errar

Further reading

  • “error” in Diccionario de la lengua española, Vigésima tercera edición, Real Academia Española, 2014.

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