Incorrect : Definition


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Definitions of Incorrect

Pronunciation : In`cor*rect"
Part of Speech : a.
Etymology : [L. incorrectus: cf. F. incorrect. See In- not, and Correct.]
Definition : 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.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913


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