In`cor*rect" (?), a. [L. incorrectus: cf. F. incorrect. See In- not, and Correct.]

1.

Not correct; not according to a copy or model, or to established rules; inaccurate; faulty.

The piece, you think, is incorrect. Pope.

2.

Not in accordance with the truth; inaccurate; not exact; as, an incorrect statement or calculation.

3.

Not accordant with duty or morality; not duly regulated or subordinated; unbecoming; improper; as, incorrect conduct.

It shows a will most incorrect to heaven. Shak.

The wit of the last age was yet more incorrect than their language. Dryden.

Syn. -- Inaccurate; erroneous; wrong; faulty.

 

© Webster 1913.

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