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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
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.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
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: incorrect,
wrong] [ant: correct, right]
2: not in accord with established usage or procedure; "the wrong
medicine"; "the wrong way to shuck clams"; "it is incorrect
for a policeman to accept gifts" [syn: wrong, incorrect]
3: (of a word or expression) not agreeing with grammatical
4: characterized by errors; not agreeing with a model or not
following established rules; "he submitted a faulty report";
"an incorrect transcription"; the wrong side of the road"
[syn: faulty, incorrect, wrong]
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
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,
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