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1. incorrect

adjective. ['ˌɪnkɝˈɛkt'] not correct; not in conformity with fact or truth.

Synonyms

  • wrong
  • correctness
  • erroneous
  • fallacious
  • improper
  • inaccurate
  • mistaken
  • false

Antonyms

  • right
  • accurate
  • wrongness
  • true
  • correct
  • incorrectness

Etymology

  • correct (English)
  • correctus (Latin)
  • in- (English)
  • in (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Incorrect

  • teleconnect
  • overprotect
  • interconnect
  • disrespect
  • reinspect
  • misdirect
  • disinfect
  • disconnect
  • reconnect
  • recollect
  • nondirect
  • interject
  • disaffect
  • suspect
  • subject
  • resurrect
  • respect
  • reflect
  • reelect
  • redirect
  • project
  • neglect
  • intersect
  • inspect
  • indirect
  • expect
  • deflect
  • confect
  • unchecked
  • select

Example sentences of the word incorrect


1. Adjective
If any of this information is incorrect, the direct deposit might not make it into your account.

Quotes containing the word incorrect


1. When did wishing someone a Merry Christmas become politically incorrect?
- Suzanne Woods Fisher, A Lancaster County Christmas

2. But you'd get arguments from all kinds of people that the Bible has got to be perfect. That God would not permit such errors to be made in the Holy Word.""I thought God gave everyone free will. Which would presumably - and evidently - include the freedom to be incorrect when translating one language into another.""Stop making me think. I'm believing over here.
- Jim Butcher, White Night

3. So here I am with this double life, one where my grammatically incorrect writing is a nice success with tens of thousands of readers, and another one where my carefully written books are read by a dozen people.
- Christian A. Dumais

2. incorrect

adjective. ['ˌɪnkɝˈɛkt'] not in accord with established usage or procedure.

Synonyms

  • wrong

Antonyms

  • moral
  • ethical

Etymology

  • correct (English)
  • correctus (Latin)
  • in- (English)
  • in (Latin)

3. incorrect

adjective. ['ˌɪnkɝˈɛkt'] (of a word or expression) not agreeing with grammatical principles.

Synonyms

  • ungrammatical

Antonyms

  • impropriety
  • immorality

Etymology

  • correct (English)
  • correctus (Latin)
  • in- (English)
  • in (Latin)

4. incorrect

adjective. ['ˌɪnkɝˈɛkt'] characterized by errors; not agreeing with a model or not following established rules; the wrong side of the road".

Synonyms

  • faulty
  • wrong

Antonyms

  • wrong
  • improperness
  • inappropriateness

Etymology

  • correct (English)
  • correctus (Latin)
  • in- (English)
  • in (Latin)
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