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synonyms for incorrect

  • erroneous
  • false
  • faulty
  • flawed
  • imprecise
  • improper
  • inaccurate
  • inappropriate
  • mistaken
  • unreliable
  • unsound
  • untrue
  • counterfactual
  • inexact
  • not trustworthy
  • out
  • specious
  • unfitting
  • unseemly
  • unsuitable
  • way off
  • wide of the mark
  • wrong number
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antonyms for incorrect

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  • accurate
  • appropriate
  • correct
  • fitting
  • honest
  • just
  • precise
  • proper
  • reliable
  • right
  • sound
  • strong
  • suitable
  • true
  • valid
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How to use incorrect in a sentence

The group refuted those reports, calling them stories “filled with inaccuracies” and “incorrect information,” but also announced that it would hire an independent investigator to look into allegations against Weaver.
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Claiming an incorrect Recovery Rebate Credit amountThe IRS won’t calculate the Recovery Rebate Credit amount for you — unless you make a mistake in filling in Line 30 on your 1040 form.
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Those include incorrect distances between insulated joints and signals, malfunctioning fans and station platform pavers that leak water.
METRO BOARD EXPRESSES WARINESS OVER INCREASED DEBT BUT GIVES TENTATIVE APPROVALJUSTIN GEORGEFEBRUARY 11, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Unfortunately for Gaetz and Fox, though, the report was entirely incorrect and was ultimately rescinded.
HALF OF REPUBLICANS SAY THAT THE CAPITOL VIOLENCE WAS MOSTLY ANTIFA’S FAULTPHILIP BUMPFEBRUARY 11, 2021WASHINGTON POST
We strongly believe, and communicated to the DOL at the time, that its determination in connection with the 2010 audit was incorrect.
ALL A GIG-ECONOMY PIONEER HAD TO DO WAS “POLITELY DISAGREE” IT WAS VIOLATING FEDERAL LAW AND THE LABOR DEPARTMENT WALKED AWAYBY KEN ARMSTRONG, JUSTIN ELLIOTT AND ARIANA TOBINJANUARY 22, 2021PROPUBLICA
I was able to show multiple articles that proved that this was incorrect.
AFTER CAPITOL ATTACK, SOCIAL STUDIES AND CIVICS TEACHERS STRUGGLE WITH REAL-TIME HISTORY LESSONSJOE HEIM, VALERIE STRAUSSJANUARY 19, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Wikipedia still has its share of errors and incorrect information, though it says most “vandalism” is removed within five minutes.
ON ITS 20TH BIRTHDAY, WIKIPEDIA MIGHT BE SAFEST PLACE ONLINEHEATHER KELLYJANUARY 15, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The overall aim of the approach is to identify mutations that might let a virus escape an immune system without making it less infectious—that is, mutations that change a virus’s meaning without making it grammatically incorrect.
AIS THAT READ SENTENCES ARE NOW CATCHING CORONAVIRUS MUTATIONSWILL HEAVENJANUARY 14, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Adding on to those few users driving the switch are some more who are panicking based on incorrect information, such as about all their messages and content being shared with Facebook or third parties.
WILL INDIA’S SIGNAL FEVER MAKE A DENT IN WHATSAPP’S 400 MILLION USER BASE?ANANYA BHATTACHARYAJANUARY 13, 2021QUARTZ
Still, he used a Thursday morning speech on the Senate floor to continue to falsely imply that the election results were incorrect.
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WORDS RELATED TO INCORRECT

  • awry
  • bad
  • confused
  • crooked
  • erring
  • erroneous
  • fallacious
  • false
  • faulty
  • flawed
  • foul
  • glitched up
  • haywire
  • imperfect
  • improper
  • inaccurate
  • inappropriate
  • incorrect
  • mistaken
  • out of order
  • sick
  • unfair
  • unlawful
  • unsuitable
  • untoward
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.