incorrect

[in-kuh-rekt]
adjective
1.
not correct as to fact; inaccurate; wrong: an incorrect statement.
2.
improper, unbecoming, or inappropriate: incorrect behavior; incorrect attire.
3.
not correct in form, use, or manner: an incorrect copy.

Origin:
1400–50; late Middle English < Latin incorrectus not corrected. See in-3, correct

incorrectly, adverb
incorrectness, noun


1. erroneous, inexact; untrue. 2. unsuitable. 3. faulty.
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incorrect (ˌɪnkəˈrɛkt)
 
adj
1.  false; wrong: an incorrect calculation
2.  not fitting or proper: incorrect behaviour
 
incor'rectly
 
adv
 
incor'rectness
 
n

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incorrect
early 15c., "uncorrected," from L. incorrectus, from in- "not" + correctus (see correct). Sense of "not in good style" is from 1670s; that of "factually wrong, erroneous, inaccurate" is from 1828.
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Example sentences
The report also referred incorrectly to further developments.
Professors immediately voiced concerns that the information would be used to
  incorrectly gauge their efficiency on the job.
Another common form of sloppiness is writers who misquote or incorrectly cite
  their sources.
It's also possible the meter is simply wired incorrectly by the energy company.
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