Incidentally vs Erroneously - What's the difference?

incidentally | erroneously |


As adverbs the difference between incidentally and erroneously

is that incidentally is (manner) in an incidental manner; not of central or critical importance while erroneously is in an erroneous manner.

incidentally

English

Adverb

(en adverb)
  • (manner) In an incidental manner; not of central or critical importance.
  • The book discussed the subject, but only incidentally .
  • By chance; in an unplanned way.
  • (speech act, conjunctive) Parenthetically, by the way.
  • Incidentally , did you hear anything new from your brother yesterday?

    Synonyms

    apropos, as a matter of fact, by the way

    Antonyms

    * (in an incidental manner) inevitably, certainly

    erroneously

    English

    Adverb

    (-)
  • In an erroneous manner.
  • Incorrectly.