Adjectives for Mistake | Words to describe Mistake


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  • 1. But they are all guilty of the same mistake, and it is strange they did not perceive that it was folly when they were doing so. 🔊
  • 2. Earlescourt was a great mistake--it will never be my home. 🔊
  • 3. My late marriage was--was such a grievous mistake. 🔊
  • 4. I have liked you, perhaps that is the reason, and I have wanted to save you from making the same mistake as myself. 🔊
  • 5. Or is it the engineer, who would lose the layer of coal, and would cause the miners to dig on rock by a simple mistake in his calculations? 🔊
  • 6. The Blackbird fancied that being so very young they would require delicate feeding, but this proved to be an entire mistake. 🔊
  • 7. Some would say it was an immense mistake to select such a place for the capital of an empire stretching even to the Pacific ocean. 🔊
  • 8. I believe we are making a woeful mistake in taking so many people into the Church who have never been truly convicted of sin. 🔊
  • 9. But a fatal mistake was made in 1580, when an embassy was sent to the Pope with presents and vows of allegiance. 🔊
  • 10. This is no isolated, casual mistake, but only a good chance to see what is really universal, though not often so obvious. 🔊
  • 11. People that drive through, hunting for the earthly paradise, are making a great mistake; for this is the garden spot of the garden of the world. 🔊
  • 12. The expedition was atrociously planned, and the fatal mistake was also made of providing it with L3,000 in gold. 🔊
  • 13. Yep; those charged with the responsibility of calling up the reserves certainly made a big mistake back yonder in August of 1914. 🔊
  • 14. But to act foolishly by deciding hastily, by lack of mature reflection, that I should only call a foolish mistake. 🔊
  • 15. By this time, however, Burrows was biting his lip, and very conscious that he had made an impulsive mistake. 🔊
  • 16. Indeed, had I not committed some fatal mistake and left that trusty servant behind, and had not some wizard of the night stepped into his place? 🔊
  • 17. It was Olivia who undertook to speak, with a little air of surprise that Ashley should make such an odd mistake. 🔊
  • 18. I did what seemed right and necessary at the time, but afterward I found I had made a terrible mistake. 🔊
  • 19. This seems to be a great mistake of certain theologians, who pay more attention to the coherency of their system than to the light of nature or of revelation. 🔊
  • 20. And here you fall into the common mistake of concluding that what affects one affects all, and thus confusing the individual with the general interest. 🔊
  • 21. Something fixed and sure in their conjunction penetrated the noxious mists of his mind, and he saw that he had made one hideous mistake after another. 🔊
  • 22. To avoid such a fundamental mistake, we had to take the long way around and to examine carefully what psychology really means and what it does not mean. 🔊
  • 23. He had not relished the roughness with which the other had snatched the check from him, though making allowance for the natural annoyance of one who had been betrayed into a mortifying mistake. 🔊
  • 24. It is inevitable that the manipulation of the latices should be slightly in error on occasions, or that a small mistake might occur in preparing the solution of acid. 🔊
  • 25. Holding that opinion, it would seem to have been hardly worth while to erect the monument, but in the result it survives to show what a very gross mistake he made. 🔊
  • 26. He had the happy consciousness of having exposed the important question to the crucial test, and of having escaped, by that persistent logic, a grave mistake. 🔊
  • 27. The supposed mistake is attributed to the fact, that, on account of the stimulating nature of animal food, it digests easier and more quickly than vegetables. 🔊
  • 28. The poor little woman who follows to the letter all the lectures she has heard on matrimony, at home and at church wedding ceremonies, will soon find the irreparable mistake she has made. 🔊
  • 29. I thought it certainly a strange mistake in punctilio for Miss Lawrence to refer to the want of a piano in that room; but I little knew her. 🔊
  • 30. My only mistake was that I confined myself so exclusively to the trees of what seemed to me the sun-lit side of the garden, and shunned the other side for its shadow and its gloom. 🔊
  • 31. Regarded from our own point of view, the declaration of the "unrestricted submarine war" was a serious political mistake, which was not even justified by the results of the measure. 🔊
  • 32. I myself made the same mistake last night,' said Robert, and he picked up Dolly's bags and shawls from the floor, where she had dropped them. 🔊
  • 33. Indeed, she went so far as to think it a great mistake to suppose that woman's cause could not be advanced without calling meetings and haranguing them till eleven o'clock at night. 🔊
  • 34. I have learned, after a long time, that we both made a great mistake, and the best way to undo the wrong is to try to do justice to ourselves by finding companions more suitable to our natures. 🔊
  • 35. Her own had been so nearly lost, she had seen so much unspeakable bitterness arise out of one great mistake, made once by many women at the altar, and she only waited to know if she had lost or won. 🔊
  • 36. But he did not show himself until the commotion caused by his exploit had been half-forgotten, and we shall find him making a similar mistake some years later, after his return from Tanganyika. 🔊
  • 37. Their very errors were so attractive that the fundamental mistake was forgotten, and all felt how little, men who act upon mere ordinary motives, are able to rise to the same height of self-sacrifice. 🔊
  • 38. Crop made a great mistake when he calculated he was a match for that bear, for, with one cuff, the animal sent him eend over eend down the bank, upon the broken rocks below. 🔊
  • 39. This shows the sad mistake of parents, who plunge infants in cold water to strengthen their constitution; and teaches, that infants should be washed in warm water, and in a warm room. 🔊
  • 40. A few male companions visited him occasionally, admired the magnificent beauty of his wife, shook their heads, and spoke of him as being very eccentric, but thought his marriage the great mistake of his life. 🔊
  • 41. You will see for yourself that it was the one great mistake of our lives--at least of mine. 🔊
  • 42. There is one great mistake, not unfrequently made, in the management both of domestics and of children; and that is, in supposing that the way to cure defects, is by finding fault as each failing occurs. 🔊
  • 43. He paused--just in time, as he realised he had been on the point of making a most fatal mistake. 🔊
  • 44. Now, this is a great mistake, because however different we may be in the colour of our hair and eyes, the inside part, the part that we feel and suffer with, is pretty much alike in all of us. 🔊
  • 45. It is a great mistake, even if advised to do so by an architect, to lay only one floor, for with shrinkage come cracks through which cold air and dust can rise; even a carpet does not remedy the trouble. 🔊
  • 46. Paine was induced to board at the house of William Carver (36 Cedar Street), which proved a grievous mistake. 🔊
  • 47. The heat was so intense that it was sapping every atom of strength out of the horses, and one crash into a tree, one stumble in a hole, one little mistake and the result would be an awful and agonising death. 🔊
  • 48. It was about seventeen years before he could laugh enjoyably at a slight mistake he made at the Emperor's reception. 🔊
  • 49. Consequently when he jumped to the conclusion that Fanny Glen preferred Lacy, he fell into further error, and made the frightful mistake of depreciating his rival. 🔊
  • 50. The common notion that Milton's own melancholy experience had made him a purblind misogynist is a complete mistake. 🔊

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