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In Latin it is where we find the etymological origin of the term error that concerns us at this time. Exactly derived from "aequivocatio, aequivocationis", which, in turn, comes from "aequivocus".

This term refers to act and the consequence of being wrong or wrong (take one decision wrong, consider something incorrectly, mislead).

Among the synonyms of error we run into error, error, failure, slip, equivocation, inaccuracy, gazapo, lack or inaccuracy. On the contrary, among its antonyms we come across words such as accuracy or success.

For example: "Excuse me, waiter, there was a mistake: I requested fried chicken and they brought me a fish", "When I reached the crossroads, I made a mistake and turned left, so we got lost", "The suspect said it has nothing to do with the crime and attributed his detention to a mistake by investigators".

Mistakes are frequent in all areas since the human being It is not perfect: in all its actions there is a certain margin of error. Most mistakes have no relevant effects, although some can be serious and even fatal.

Suppose that, when preparing a recipe, a person make a mistake and, instead of including a cup of flour, add two . This may make the result of the preparation not optimal, but the failure is not more serious. Instead, if a anesthetist wrong the dose of drug that should be given to a patient, can kill him.

The reaction of individuals to the mistakes of others usually depends on their consequences and the degree of responsibility of the person who is wrong. A 17 year old footballer that debuts in the First division You can make mistakes of lack of experience: usually, coaches, other athletes and supporters understand and accept this situation. But if he President of a country commits a series of mistakes based on an erroneous analysis of reality, causing an increase in unemployment and poverty, possibly receiving harsh criticism and being punished at the polls with votes to the opposition.

In the field of culture we encounter a large number of works that have used the word that concerns us in their titles. This would be the case, for example, of the American film "Deadly Misunderstanding," starring Paul Walker.

In the same way, we also find books that use the term in their titles. A good example of this is "La error", written by Ángel Alberto Núñez Moreno, a novel in which it is proposed that a totalitarian and populist party with even Masonic dyes manages to seize power in the Hispanic Idealist Republic.

Also, do not overlook the novel entitled "Blessed mistake", which came to light in 1997 and is the work of the famous author of the romantic genre Corín Tellado. The story revolves around the figure of Alexandra, who has been raised with her uncles after her parents died and now, who has finished her studies, has made the decision to start a new independent life. Therefore, he moved to Boston to live with a model friend whose boyfriend, just falling asleep to her charms.

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