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 for mistaken
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Mistake \Mis*take"\ (m[i^]s*t[=a]k"), v. t. [imp. & obs. p. p.
     Mistook (m[i^]s*t[oo^]k"); p. p. Mistaken
     (m[i^]s*t[=a]k"'n); p. pr. & vb. n. Mistaking.] [Pref. mis-
     + take: cf. Icel. mistaka.]
     1. To take or choose wrongly. [Obs. or R.] --Shak.
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     2. To take in a wrong sense; to misunderstand misapprehend,
        or misconceive; as, to mistake a remark; to mistake one's
        meaning. --Locke.
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              My father's purposes have been mistook. --Shak.
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     3. To substitute in thought or perception; as, to mistake one
        person for another.
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              A man may mistake the love of virtue for the
              practice of it.                       --Johnson.
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     4. To have a wrong idea of in respect of character,
        qualities, etc.; to misjudge.
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              Mistake me not so much,
              To think my poverty is treacherous.   --Shak.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Mistaken \Mis*tak"en\, p.a.
     1. Being in error; judging wrongly; having a wrong opinion or
        a misconception; as, a mistaken man; he is mistaken.
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     2. Erroneous; wrong; as, a mistaken notion.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: wrong in e.g. opinion or judgment; "well-meaning but
             misguided teachers"; "a mistaken belief"; "mistaken
             identity" [syn: misguided, mistaken]
      2: arising from error; "a false assumption"; "a mistaken view of
         the situation" [syn: false, mistaken]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  31 Moby Thesaurus words for "mistaken":
     all wet, all wrong, amiss, catachrestic, distorted, eisegetical,
     erring, erroneous, fallacious, false, faulty, flawed, garbled,
     in error, inaccurate, incorrect, misapprehended, misconceived,
     misconstrued, misguided, misinformed, misinterpreted, misread,
     misunderstood, off, out of order, perverted, twisted,
     under an error, warped, wrong

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