Error synonyms

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A clumsy or inept performance; a botch:
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The process or practice of managing ineptly, incompetently, or dishonestly.
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(Colloquial, dated) A compositor; a typographer.
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(Countable) An instance of this; malaprop.
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The definition of a trip is the act of going someplace and returning, especially on a vacation.
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An action, job, or task that has been performed very badly.
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The definition of a flaw is a mark or error that makes something faulty.
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(--- Sports) A failure to hold the ball when attempting to catch it
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The definition of snafu is a mix up or a confused situation.
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Containing or based on error; mistaken; wrong
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(Sports) A ball etc. that has been dropped
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One that fails:
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An incorrect or mistaken calculation
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(Statistics) The difference, especially the absolute difference, between one number in a set of data and the mean of that set of data.
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The condition of being in error or at fault:
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A falling away from one's belief or faith
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A failure to hit.
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An act of misdoing; a misdeed.
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An omitting or being omitted; specif., failure to do as one should
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A slighting or being slighted by pointedly indifferent, disrespectful, or supercilious treatment
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An error in printing.
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A mistake made during the process of typing, especially one caused by a slip of the fingers; often shortened to typo.
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Incorrect usage; misapplication, as of words
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(Grammar) Error in the use of language.
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A mistake in conduct; faux pas
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A disagreement; difference of opinion; dissension; quarrel.
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A heretical or unorthodox religious belief.
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(Uncountable) The quality of being absurd or inconsistent with obvious truth, reason, or sound judgment. [First attested in the early 16th century.]
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An error discovered in a work already printed
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An error that is to be corrected in a printed work after publication.
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(Chiefly Brit., Informal) A ludicrous blunder
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A problem affecting function; a bug; an imperfection; a quirk
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(Slang) An erect penis. [from mid-20th c.]
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A minor injury or bruise
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(TV, Film) An outtake containing a mistake or mishap, esp., one of a humorous series of such outtakes compiled for viewing
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An error or oversight
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A specific miscalculation
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The act or an instance of botching or bungling:
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(Slang) A mistake or error; often, specif., a misplayed musical note
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(Informal) A pill (ball formed on surface of fabric, as on laundered clothes).
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A miss of the object one intended to hit.
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Something having a very light, soft, or frothy consistency or appearance:
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(Colloquial) A person who often makes substantial mistakes.
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A mechanical failure.
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(Uncountable) The characteristic of being untrue.
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A false belief that is resistant to confrontation with actual facts.
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The state of being in error; the quality of being erroneous.
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The act or an instance of transgressing; breach of a law, duty, etc.
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(Uncountable) Violation of standards of behavior.
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(Theology) Deliberate disobedience to the known will of God.
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(Logic) An argument, or apparent argument, which professes to be decisive of the matter at issue, while in reality it is not. A specious argument.
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Of questionable authorship or authenticity.
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The definition of blatant is to be very forward, loud or conspicuous.
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Tending to mislead; deceptive:
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Capable of making a mistake or being deceived
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The definition of inaccurate is something incorrect or wrong.
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(Dated) remedy, amends
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Any choice or option that someone naturally or routinely falls back on or resorts to
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A minor error or faux pas.
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(Idiomatic) A mistake in speech.
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(Uncountable) The act of mispronouncing.
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An inaccurate or wrong report.
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The definition of a blunder is a foolish mistake.
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An error in conduct or thinking; a mistake.
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Something that mars the appearance, character, structure, etc.; defect or failing
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An embarrassing or tactless blunder (especially used in social situations and contexts); a misstep.
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A foolish and embarrassing error, especially one made in public.
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An omission; something that is left out, missed or forgotten.
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(Countable) A statement, passage etc. that is inaccurate or false.
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The definition of a goof is a silly person, or an accidental mistake.
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An act of misjudging, a mistake in judgment.
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A mythical creature reputed to be mechanically inclined and mischievously inclined to damage or dismantle machinery.
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The definition of an impropriety is an improper behavior.
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The quality or state of being indiscreet; want of discretion; imprudence; rashness.
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A mistaken thought, idea, or notion; a misunderstanding:
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A wrong or bad play or maneuver
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Offense is a breaking of a rule or something that angers or displeases.
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A specific miscalculation
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An intrusion or infringement on another.
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The act of breaching the law; contravening a duty or right.
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The quality or state of being accurate or exact; precision; exactness
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(Computing) The state of an algorithm that correctly mirrors its specification.
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Having legal force.
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Confidence; assurance:
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Punishment or scolding to correct faults
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All or part of the right side
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(Countable) Something acknowledged to be true; a true statement or axiom.
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The characteristic of being incorrect.
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Lack of conformity to truth or fact; inaccuracy.
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The characteristic of being false.
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An act or thought that unintentionally deviates from what is correct, right, or true
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a misconception resulting from incorrect information
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(computer science) the occurrence of an incorrect result produced by a computer
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Alternative spelling of Manichaeism.
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A dualistic philosophy dividing the world between good and evil principles or regarding matter as intrinsically evil and mind as intrinsically good.
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(Christianity) A Christian belief which holds that the human nature of Jesus Christ was essentially absorbed by the divine, and thus that he essentially had but one nature, contrary to the orthodox view that Christ has two natures, both fully human and fully divine. A variant is apollonarianism, which has gnostic overtones and used hellenistic ideas alien to orthodox Christianity.
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(Chiefly UK) A very noticeable mistake; an attention-getting faux pas.
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(Dated) An observed failure to appreciate the proper worth of a person, an act or a thing.
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The incorrect performance of a computation.
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The system or doctrine of the Ebionites.
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(Christianity) A Christian belief that denies the view of original sin and the necessity of grace, asserting that man is capable of achieving salvation by his own efforts.
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Synonym Study

  • Boner and booboo , slang terms, are applied to a silly or ridiculous blunder
  • A faux pas is a social blunder or error in etiquette that causes embarrassment
  • A slip is a mistake, usually slight, made inadvertently in speaking or writing
  • Blunder carries a suggestion of more severe criticism and implies such causes as stupidity, clumsiness, or inefficiency a tactical blunder cost them the war
  • Mistake suggests an error resulting from carelessness, inattention, misunderstanding, etc. and does not in itself carry a strong implication of criticism a mistake in reading a blueprint
  • Error implies deviation from truth, accuracy, correctness or right and is the broadest term in this comparison an error in judgment, in computation, etc.
Find another word for error. In this page you can discover 116 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for error, like: mistake, bungle, mismanagement, typo, malapropism, trip, botch, flaw, muff, snafu and erroneous.