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Word Example of - error

    Example Sentences for error

    The Jewish error is one that is often committed, their mistake often repeated.

    The error of imputing to Virtue what are only the calamities of Nature or of Fortune, v.94.

    It has been told me by Mrs. Morgan that I said: I have seen my error!

    The consequences of error and the effects of luck were always mixed.

    And who shall assure us that you are not in error yourselves, or that you will not lead us into error?

    I beg leave, however, at the close, to assure him of his error.

    Fisher's synonymy of these muscles (1946: table 42) is in error.

    If it was not all she could do, it was an error of judgment, not of the heart.

    No permissible margin of error, said the twenty-first century.

    My apology is based upon the error under which I was laboring.

Word Origin & History of - error

    Word Origin & History

    error c.1300, from O.Fr. errur, from L. errorem (nom. error) "a wandering, straying, mistake," from errare "to wander" (see err). Words for "error" in most I.E. languages originally meant "wander, go astray" (but Ir. dearmad "error," from dermat "a forgetting").