Simple Definition of incorrect
: not true or accurate
: having errors or mistakes
: not proper or appropriate in a particular situation
Examples of incorrect in a sentence
The doctor's diagnosis was incorrect.
The story in the newspaper is incorrect.
The restaurant considers jeans and T-shirts incorrect attire for dinner.
Origin and Etymology of incorrect
Middle English, from Middle French or Latin; Middle French, from Latin incorrectus, from in- + correctus correct
First Known Use: 15th century
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