Synonyms for incorrectly

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The former of these two verbs is often incorrectly used for the latter.

This word is often inelegantly, if not incorrectly, used for pay.

It is both imperfectly and incorrectly translated by the historian.

By very many it has been called, incorrectly, the log of the "Mayflower."

This has been incorrectly interpreted as if they shot at the vessel.

He gives the dates of Sternes first visit to Paris, also incorrectly, as 1760–62.

Caxton is often spoken of, incorrectly, as the inventor of printing.

If it exists at all, it is, at any rate, incorrectly charted.

It is one of the most incorrectly printed books which I ever met with.

Most incorrectly printed in Whitaker's History of Richmondshire, vol.

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).

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amiss

adverbwrongly; defectively
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