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incorrect

[ in-kuh-rekt ]SEE DEFINITION OF incorrect

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

  • accurate
  • appropriate
  • correct
  • fitting
  • honest
  • just
  • precise
  • proper
  • reliable
  • right
  • sound
  • strong
  • suitable
  • true
  • valid
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR INCORRECT

But this statement is incorrect; sometimes it is the men, but more often the women, who predominate.

Of those who are wrong, Vis Inertiæ has sent in a piece of incorrect working.

But at least one of the arguments which he uses against our views is incorrect.

To say of a person that he is aggravated is as incorrect as to say that he is palliated.

Should some one say, 'This sentence is, according to the rules of grammar, incorrect.'

To pay money for securing it is, in my opinion, incorrect in principle.

An incorrect as well as a correct angle are shown in Figs. 21 and 22.

The description is unclear and printed from an incorrect transcript.

Incorrect statements with regard to color are rather common.

His solution of the problem which it involves may be incorrect, but at any rate it will be a solution.

WORD ORIGIN

early 15c., "uncorrected," from Latin incorrectus "uncorrected," from in- "not" (see in- (1)) + correctus (see correct). Sense of "not in good style" is from 1670s; that of "factually wrong, erroneous, inaccurate" is from 1610s (implied in incorrectly).

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR INCORRECT

amiss

adjectivewrong; defective

fallacious

adjectivefalse, wrong
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