What's a fancy word for mistake?

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SYNONYMS FOR mistake1 inaccuracy, erratum, fault, oversight. Mistake, blunder, error, slip refer to deviations from right, accuracy, correctness, or truth. A slip is usually a minor mistake made through haste or carelessness: a slip of the tongue.4 misconceive, misjudge,err.

Why is it important to make mistakes? Mistakes help us gain knowledge.We can gain so much knowledge from our mistakes, and all it takes is the willingness to learn from them. We get to know what works and what doesn't from each error we come across. Without mistakes, we lose countless opportunities to gain valuable knowledge and-learn lessons.

What is the opposite of mistakes? "Fallible" means capableof making mistakes — or, easier to remember — capableof failing. Infallible means exactly the opposite — incapableof failing. This word is often used to describe human capacity for error — no one is infallible.

What part of speech is mistake? mistake

part of speech: noun
related words: accident, blooper, defect, fallacy, folly, miss, trick
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: mistakes, mistaking, mistook, mistaken