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Synonyms and Antonyms of incorrect

  1. 1 having an opinion that does not agree with truth or the facts <you're incorrect about the date of the final exam—it's next Tuesday, not Wednesday> Synonyms mistaken, wrong Related Words confused, misguided, misinformed, misled; erroneous, false, inaccurate, inexact, untrue; deceived, deluded, duped, tricked Phrases all wet, full of it Near Antonyms informed; accurate, exact, precise, true Antonyms correct, right

  2. 2 not appropriate for a particular occasion or situation <chose the incorrect military uniform for the treaty ceremony> Synonyms amiss, graceless, improper, inapposite, inapt, incongruous, inappropriate, indecorous, inept, infelicitous, malapropos, perverse, unapt, unbecoming, unfit, unhappy, unseemly, unsuitable, untoward, wrongRelated Words inopportune, unfortunate, unseasonable, untimely; extraneous, immaterial, inapplicable, irrelative, irrelevant; misbecoming, mismatched; incompatible, inconsistent, uncongenial; bad, naughty, sinful; blamable, blameworthy, censurable; banned, barred, disallowed; forbidden, interdicted, outlawed, prohibited, proscribed; awkward, gauche, ungraceful; unacceptable, unsatisfactoryNear Antonyms fortunate, opportune, seasonable, timely; applicable, apposite, apropos, apt, germane, material, pat, pointed, relative, relevant; compatible, congenial, harmonious; allowed, authorized, permitted; approved, endorsed (also indorsed), kosher, licensed, sanctioned; abetted, encouraged, promoted, supported; acceptable, adequate, all right, decent, fine, OK (or okay), passable, respectable, satisfactory, tolerable; commendable, creditable, exemplary; blameless, irreproachable; balanced, companionate, congruous, consonant, harmoniousAntonyms appropriate, becoming, befitting, correct, decorous, felicitous, fit, fitting, genteel, happy, meet, proper, right, seemly, suitable

  3. 3 not being in agreement with what is true <an incorrect but not intentionally deceitful statement> Synonyms erroneous, inaccurate, false, inexact, invalid, off, unsound, untrue, untruthful, wrongRelated Words counterfactual; specious, spurious; deceptive, delusive, delusory, distorted, fallacious, fictitious, illusory, misleading; amiss, askew, awry; deceitful, dishonest, fraudulent, lying, mendacious; unconfirmed, unproven, untested; fabricated, invented, made-up, trumped-upNear Antonyms confirmed, demonstrated, established, proven, tested; faultless, flawless, impeccable, letter-perfect, perfectAntonyms accurate, correct, errorless, exact, factual, precise, proper, right, sound, true, valid, veracious

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a sculptured or ornamented band

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