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[mi-stey-kuh n] /mɪˈsteɪ kən/

wrongly conceived, held, or done:
a mistaken antagonism.
erroneous; incorrect; wrong:
a mistaken answer.
having made a ; being in error.
(usually predicative) wrong in opinion, judgment, etc: she is mistaken
arising from error in judgment, opinion, etc: a mistaken viewpoint

c.1600, “under misapprehension,” past participle adjective from mistake (v.). Related: Mistakenly. Mistaken identity attested from 1865.


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