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
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.
But Pruitt’s statistic wasn’t just flagrantly incorrect.
Talking points that his supporters call politically incorrect, his detractors call deliberately inflammatory and, memorably, 'idiotic.'
Merkle said many people at last fall’s Prep Bowl, the first at U.S. Bank Stadium, spent more time looking up at the large video boards than at the field, which at times revealed incorrect calls made by officials.
Sanders gave reporters information about Trump's decision to fire Comey that turned 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 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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