= false ; misconceived ; misguided ; wrong ; wrong-headed ; misplaced ; misinformed ; in error. Ex: The concept 'Senses' constitutes a false link in the chain. Ex: It is important that those engaged in IR should not be abused by misconceived goals based on a failure to recognize the essential properties of IR. Ex: We have long recognized the necessity for medical schools and law schools to lead the way in exploring new methods and new ideas -- even ones that prove to be wrong or misguided. Ex: In a conventional system, the omission of a punctuation mark or an abbreviation will not necessarily cause an entry to be filed in the wrong place, because humans can compensate for variations in spelling and punctuation. Ex: His largest group of intentional alterations consisted of 27 relatively minor emendations, mostly wrong-headed. Ex: Because of the nature of AIDS, much misinformation, prejudice, and misplaced fear exist both within the general public and in professional communities worldwide. Ex: In the 1990s damaging stereotypes and misguided caricatures persist in dominating the American public's generally misinformed view of what it means to be a librarian. Ex: Errors are indicated by a flashing light and the repositioning of the cursor at the item in error. ---- * agujero equivocado, el = wrong hole, the. * aplicar un tratamiento equivocado = mistreat. * dar una impresión equivocada = send + the wrong signals. * del tamaño equivocado = wrong size. * demostrar que Alguien está equivocado = prove + Nombre + wrong ; prove + differently. * diagnóstico equivocado = misdiagnosis [misdiagnoses, -pl.]. * estar completamente equivocado = be way off ; be dead wrong. * estar equivocado = be mistaken ; be wide of the mark ; be wrong ; be in error ; miss + the mark ; miss + the point ; be in the wrong. * estar equivocado en + Número + cosas = be wrong on + Número + count(s). * estar totalmente equivocado = be way off. * hacer Algo de forma equivocada = go about + Nombre + the wrong way. * hacer Algo de manera equivocada = go about + Nombre + the wrong way. * hacer Algo de modo equivocado = go about + Nombre + the wrong way. * no andar muy equivocado = be in the right realm. * número equivocado = wrong number. * por las razones equivocadas = for (all) the wrong reasons . * si no estoy equivocado = if my hunch is right ; if I am not mistaken. ---- * demostrar que Alguien se equivoca = prove + Nombre + wrong ; prove + differently. * equivocarse = commit + error ; err ; mistake ; make + error ; bark up + the wrong tree ; get it + (all) wrong ; slip up. * equivocarse de todas todas = miss (it) it by + a mile. * equivocarse en el diagnóstico = misdiagnose. * equivocarse es humano = to err is human.