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.
Recent Examples of incorrect from the Web
After earlier losing the quarterfinal match at Wimbledon, Murray was quick to rectify an incorrect statement a reporter made in a question.
A phone number listed for Chapman was incorrect, according to a woman who answered the phone.
Incorrect posture rolls shoulders forward, shortening your neck and shoulder muscles and compressing nerves in your neck.
Fire investigators initially released an estimate of $1,000 damage or loss from the fire, but that figure is incorrect, Mumby said.
At the council meeting of June 27, Pam Gross and Mark Fitzgerald made direct, misleading and factually incorrect statements about me to accomplish two objectives.
Those rankings were incorrect because IDEA Public Schools provided Jay Mathews and The Post with faulty information.
A photo caption that accompanied a story Wednesday about a new Medal of Honor honoree gave an incorrect date for a Vietnam photo.
The market was reacting to incorrect information about the mutual fund company’s outflows of investors’ dollars and the exchange stopped trading.
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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 centurySee Words from the same year
INCORRECT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of incorrect for English Language Learners
: not true or accurate
: having errors or mistakes
: not proper or appropriate in a particular situation
INCORRECT Defined for Kids
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