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
But in many other circumstances, Google has instead featured incorrect information from Wikipedia and random blogs.
Also, an employee was seen practicing incorrect handwashing and raw meat was thawing at the wrong temperature.
Violators have 30 days to act, and BART reminds them of that in letters, some of which are returned because of incorrect postal addresses.
The University of Houston gave incorrect amounts of federal money to students seeking financial aid because the university's systems did not properly evaluate student eligibility, state auditors found.
Yard sale correction: In the most recent Avon Magazine that was delivered to each home in Avon, an incorrect date was listed for the Aunt Teak & Uncle Junque Citywide Yard Sale.
Correction: An earlier version of this report had the wrong name for the victim based on incorrect information from the police.
Those reports were incorrect, though perhaps understandably so given that this process is kind of confusing.
With thousands of sites for people to bird and record their findings, officials expect any incorrect information to be negligible.
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amiss, graceless, improper, inapposite, inappropriate, inapt, incongruous, indecorous, inept, infelicitous, malapropos, perverse, unapt, unbecoming, unfit, unhappy, unseemly, unsuitable, untoward, wrong;
out of place, out of the way;
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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