Synonyms and Antonyms of incorrectness

  1. 1 the quality or state of being unsuitable or unfitting the alleged incorrectness of the hat she wore to her daughter's wedding mattered only to gossips Synonyms improperness, impropriety, inappositeness, inaptness, inappropriateness, infelicity, unfitness, wrongnessRelated Words extraneousness, inadequacy, inadequateness, inadmissibility, inapplicability, irrelevance, meaninglessness, pointlessness, senselessness; inauspiciousness, inexpedience, inexpediency, intolerability, undesirability, undesirableness, unsatisfactoriness, uselessness; unbecomingness; unseasonabilityNear Antonyms admissibility, applicability, bearing, connection, materiality, pertinence, pointedness, relevance, relevancyAntonyms appositeness, appropriateness, aptness, correctness, felicitousness, felicity, fitness, fittingness, properness, propriety, rightness, seemliness, suitability, suitableness

  2. 2 the quality or state of not being socially proper the utter incorrectness of the use of such language in a church can scarcely be expressed Synonyms inappropriateness, impropriety, indecency, indecorousness, indecorum, indelicateness, unbecomingness, unseemliness, untowardnessRelated Words coarseness, crudeness, vulgarity; immodesty, naughtiness; imprudence, indiscreetness, indiscretion; churlishness, discourteousness, disrespect, impertinence, impoliteness, impudence, incivility, inconsiderateness, inconsideration, insolence, rudeness, ungraciousnessNear Antonyms discretion, prudence; etiquette, form, manners, proprieties; considerateness, consideration, genteelness, gentility, graciousness, thoughtfulnessAntonyms appropriateness, correctness, decency, decorousness, decorum, fitness, properness, propriety, rightness, seemliness, suitability, suitableness

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