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incorrect

adjective

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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

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2 not appropriate for a particular occasion or situation
  • chose the incorrect military uniform for the treaty ceremony

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3 not being in agreement with what is true
  • an incorrect but not intentionally deceitful statement

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The first known use of incorrect was in the 15th century

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“Incorrect.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/in%20correct. Accessed 21 November 2019.

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