incorrect

[ in-kuh-rekt ]
/ ˌɪn kəˈrɛkt /

adjective

not correct as to fact; inaccurate; wrong: an incorrect statement.
improper, unbecoming, or inappropriate: incorrect behavior; incorrect attire.
not correct in form, use, or manner: an incorrect copy.

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Origin of incorrect

1400–50; late Middle English <Latin incorrectus not corrected. See in-3, correct

OTHER WORDS FROM incorrect

in·cor·rect·ly, adverbin·cor·rect·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for incorrect

incorrect
/ (ˌɪnkəˈrɛkt) /

adjective

false; wrongan incorrect calculation
not fitting or properincorrect behaviour

Derived forms of incorrect

incorrectly, adverbincorrectness, noun
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