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Noun
An act or judgment that is misguided or wrong
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“His fall from grace is partly because we made the mistake of putting him on such a high pedestal.”
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(of literature) Something which is incorrect or inaccurate
“We were dismayed to find a mistake in our final press release despite having proofread it several times.”
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A mistaken belief, especially one based on unsound arguments
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An occurrence or happening
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The condition of being infelicitous
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A misspelt word
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Miscarriage of justice
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An unexpected and unfortunate occurrence
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A seemingly absurd or contradictory statement or proposition which when investigated may prove to be well founded or true
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A lack of success
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A lack of common sense or good judgment
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A feeling of self-consciousness, shame, or awkwardness
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Something that impedes, or stands in the way of, progress
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A situation of panic or disorder
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An unjust, dishonest, or immoral act
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Verb
To be wrong or to make an incorrect judgment regarding
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“I would mistake his motives, which in actual fact were purely benevolent.”
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To wrongly identify as someone or something else
“People often mistake introversion for shyness.”
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To commit a mistake or error
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Mix up in a confused or untidy way
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