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Meaning of INCORRECT

Pronunciation:  `inku'rekt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  not correct; not in conformity with fact or truth; "an incorrect calculation"; "the report in the paper is wrong"; "your information is wrong"; "the clock showed the wrong time"; "found themselves on the wrong road"; "based on the wrong assumptions"
  2. [adj]  not conforming with accepted standards of propriety or taste; undesirable; "incorrect behavior"; "she was seen in all the wrong places"; "He thought it was wrong for her to go out to work"
 

INCORRECT is a 9 letter word that starts with I.

 

 Synonyms: erroneous, fallacious, false, inaccurate, inappropriate, mistaken, wrong
 
 Antonyms: correct, right
 
 See Also: improper

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\In`cor*rect"\, a. [L. incorrectus: cf. F. incorrect.
See {In-} not, and {Correct}.]
1. Not correct; not according to a copy or model, or to
   established rules; inaccurate; faulty.

         The piece, you think, is incorrect.   --Pope.

2. Not in accordance with the truth; inaccurate; not exact;
   as, an incorrect statement or calculation.

3. Not accordant with duty or morality; not duly regulated or
   subordinated; unbecoming; improper; as, incorrect conduct.

         It shows a will most incorrect to heaven. --Shak.

         The wit of the last age was yet more incorrect than
         their language.                       --Dryden.

Syn: Inaccurate; erroneous; wrong; faulty.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
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