Another word for mistake
misapprehension, confusion, misconception, misconstruction, delusion, illusion, overestimation, underestimation, impression, aberration, muddle, bemuddling, confounding, disregarding, misinterpretation, misapplication, misdoubt, misstatement, perversion, perplexity, bewilderment, misjudgment; see also exaggeration 1, misunderstanding 1.
err, blunder, slip, lapse, miss, overlook, omit, underestimate, overestimate, fail to know, fail to recognize, substitute, misjudge, misapprehend, misconceive, misunderstand, confound, misinterpret, misconstrue, confuse, botch, bungle, be at cross purposes, have the wrong impression, tangle, snarl, slip up, mix, make a mess of*, come a cropper*, miss the boat*, slip a cog*, put one's foot in one's mouth*.
Another word for mistakenoun
An act or thought that unintentionally deviates from what is correct, right, or true:erratum, error, inaccuracy, incorrectness, lapse, miscue, misstep, slip, slip-up, trip. See correct