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


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

The piece, you think, is incorrect. Pope.


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


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.

Log in or register to write something here or to contact authors.