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Sample sentences for the GRE study word erroneous

erroneous can be used as a adj

1.Seemd in thy World erroneous to dissen. - from Paradise Lost by John Milton
2."I had," said he, "come to an entirely erroneous conclusion which shows, my dear Watson, how dangerous it always is to reason from insufficient data. - from The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle
3.My father's care and attentions were indefatigable, but he did not know the origin of my sufferings and sought erroneous methods to remedy the incurable ill. - from Frankenstein by Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
4.This circumstance has given rise to the erroneous conclusion that Juno presided over the finances of the state, but the word _moneta_ is derived from the Latin _monere_, which means to warn or admonish. - from Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome by E.M. Berens
5.The fact of Athene having been born clad in armour, which merely signified that her virtue and purity were unassailable, has given rise to the erroneous supposition that she was the presiding goddess of war but a deepe. - from Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome by E.M. Berens
6.The picture which she had then drawn of the privations of the approaching winter, had proved erroneous no friends had deserted them, no pleasures had been lost.--But her present forebodings she feared would experience no similar contradiction. - from Emma by Jane Austen
7.Almost every one has known some enthusiastic half-educated person, who sees everything at false distances, and in erroneous proportions. - from The Republic by Plato
8."No, I considered it erroneous and did not follow it," said Pierre, so softly that the Rhetor did not hear him and asked him what he was saying. - from War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
9.Footnote This conception of the rising of the blood, which has given rise to the comparison, was recognised as erroneous by Leonardo himself at a later period. - from The Notebooks of Leonardo Da Vinci, Complete by Leonardo Da Vinci

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