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incorrect Explained

incorrect at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:


incorrect at English => English (English Etymology) Of Explained:

1432, "uncorrected," from L. incorrectus, from in- "not" + correctus (see correct). Sense of "not in good style" is from 1672; that of "factually wrong, erroneous, inaccurate" is from 1828. ///

incorrect at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

1 not correct or true: --The information you gave us was incorrect.//
2 not following the rules of polite or fair behaviour: impolite// --It would be incorrect of me to comment.// -- incorrectly adv // --Sorry, you answered incorrectly.//

incorrect at French => English Of Explained:

false, incorrect, untrue, wrong

incorrect at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

96 Moby Thesaurus words for "incorrect":
Doric, aberrant, abnormal, abominable, approximate, approximative,
atrocious, barbaric, barbarous, cacophonous, careless, clumsy,
coarse, criminal, crude, delinquent, deviant, disgraceful,
doggerel, dysphemistic, erroneous, evil, fallacious, false, faulty,
graceless, gross, hardly the thing, harsh, ignominious, illegal,
imprecise, improper, impure, in bad taste, inaccurate,
inappropriate, inconcinnate, inconcinnous, indecorous, inelegant,
inexact, infamous, infelicitous, lax, loose, low, mistaken,
negligent, not done, not the thing, off-base, off-color,
out of line, out of plumb, out of square, out of true, out-of-line,
outlandish, rude, sacrilegious, scandalous, shameful, shameless,
sinful, slipshod, slovenly, solecistic, specious, tasteless,
terrible, uncourtly, uncouth, undignified, undue, uneuphonious,
unfactual, unfelicitous, unfit, unfitting, ungraceful, ungrammatic,
unlawful, unpolished, unprecise, unrefined, unrighteous,
unrigorous, unseemly, unsound, unsuitable, untrue, vulgar, wicked,
wrong, wrongful

incorrect at English => English (English Thesaurus) Of Explained:

[ADJ] (Error): erroneous, untrue, false, fallacious, apocryphal, unreal, ungrounded, groundless, unsubstantial, heretical, unsound, illogical, inexact, unexact, incorrect, illusory, delusive, spurious.

incorrect at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

1 not accurate or true:
incorrect information / spelling * His version of what happened is incorrect.
2 speaking or behaving in a way that does not follow the accepted standards or rules
incorrectly adverb:
an incorrectly addressed letter
incorrectness noun [U]

Incorrect at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Incorrect \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.

incorrect at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

adj 1: 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" [syn: {wrong}] [ant:
{correct}, {correct}]
2: 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" [syn: {inappropriate}, {wrong}]

incorrect at English (WD) Of Explained:



Inter: prefix » in|correct


* Inter: IPA » /ˌɪnkəˈɹɛkt/, Inter: X-SAMPA » /%Ink@"r\Ekt/
  • Inter: rhymes » ɛkt
  • Inter: hyphenation » in|cor|rect


    Inter: en-ad » j

  • Not correct; erroneous or wrong.
    1. He gave an incorrect answer to a simple question
    2. Faulty or defective.
    3. The PC crashed due to incorrect programming
    4. Inappropriate or improper.
    5. He was sacked because of his incorrect behaviour towards his secretary


      * correct

  • right
  • proper

    Derived terms

    * incorrectly
  • incorrectness


    Inter: trans-top » erroneous
  • Asturian: Inter: t- » ast|incorreutu
  • Catalan: Inter: t- » ca|incorrecte
  • Chinese:
  • : Mandarin: 不對, 不对 (bù duì), 不正確, 不正确 (bù zhèngquè)
  • Czech: Inter: t- » cs|nesprávný|m
  • Finnish: Inter: t- » fi|virheellinen
  • Galician: Inter: t- » gl|incorrecto
  • Irish: Inter: t- » ga|mícheart

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Italian: Inter: t- » it|non corretto
    • Malay: Inter: t- » ms|tidak betul, Inter: t- » ms|tidak benar
    • Portuguese: Inter: t+ » pt|incorreto
    • Romanian: Inter: t- » ro|incorect
    • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|неправильный|tr=neprávil'nyj, Inter: t+ » ru|неверный|tr=nevérnyj
    • Spanish: Inter: t- » es|incorrecto
    • Swedish: Inter: t+ » sv|felaktig, Inter: t+ » sv|inkorrekt
    • Volapük: Inter: t+ » vo|neverätik

    Inter: trans-botto » m



    * Inter: audio » Fr-incorrect.ogg|Audio


    Inter: fr-ad » j
  • Inter: l » en|incorrect Inter: gloss » not correct
    1. Inter: l » en|incorrect Inter: gloss » socially unacceptable

    Translation: cy » incorrect
    Translation: et » incorrect
    Translation: el » incorrect
    Translation: fr » incorrect
    Translation: ko » incorrect
    Translation: io » incorrect
    Translation: it » incorrect
    Translation: kn » incorrect
    Translation: hu » incorrect
    Translation: ml » incorrect
    Translation: my » incorrect
    Translation: pl » incorrect
    Category: simple:incorrect -
    Translation: fi » incorrect
    Translation: sv » incorrect
    Translation: ta » incorrect
    Translation: te » incorrect
    Translation: tr » incorrect
    Translation: vi » incorrect
    Translation: zh » incorrect