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
Sanders gave reporters information about Trump's decision to fire Comey that turned to be incorrect.
Because of incorrect information given to the Orlando Sentinel, a previous version of this story erroneously stated the number of times police responded to Pettigrew’s apartment.
Plant staff got an erroneous reading indicating the valve had closed, and other information systems provided them with more incorrect or inadequate data.
Incorrect information could hurt your credit, denying you access to low loan rates, superior credit products and other benefits of good credit.
His outrageous attacks on the Führer, politically incorrect by modern standards, are still belly-laugh funny.
In a sidebar to Robert Ehlert’s Grapes West column on Coiled Wines published May 19 in Scene, the address and hours for the new tasting room/production facility were incorrect.
The high court, in an opinion by Justice Clarence Thomas, ruled unanimously that a specialized appeals court has been following an incorrect legal standard for almost 30 years that made it...
Upon inspection, this information was found to be incorrect.
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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 century
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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