incorrect

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle French incorrect. Surface analysis: in- +‎ correct.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˌɪnkəˈɹɛkt/
  • Rhymes: -ɛkt
  • Hyphenation: in‧cor‧rect

AdjectiveEdit

incorrect (comparative more incorrect, superlative most incorrect)

  1. Not correct; erroneous or wrong.
    He gave an incorrect answer to a simple question.
  2. Faulty or defective.
    The computer crashed due to incorrect programming.
  3. Inappropriate or improper.
    He was sacked because of his incorrect behaviour towards his secretary.

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NounEdit

incorrect (plural incorrects)

  1. This term needs a definition. Please help out and add a definition, then remove the text {{rfdef}}.
    • 2013, Julie Vargas, Behavior Analysis for Effective Teaching
      Having each day's rates of corrects and incorrects written next to the graph also makes it easier for you to check the ... If you also have students count problems incorrect, calling them “not yets,” or “learning opportunities,” or ...

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Middle French incorrect, from Latin incorrēctus.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˌɪŋ.kɔˈrɛkt/
  • Hyphenation: in‧cor‧rect
  • Rhymes: -ɛkt

AdjectiveEdit

incorrect (comparative incorrecter, superlative incorrectst)

  1. incorrect

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Inflection of incorrect
uninflected incorrect
inflected incorrecte
comparative incorrecter
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial incorrect incorrecter het incorrectst
het incorrectste
indefinite m./f. sing. incorrecte incorrectere incorrectste
n. sing. incorrect incorrecter incorrectste
plural incorrecte incorrectere incorrectste
definite incorrecte incorrectere incorrectste
partitive incorrects incorrecters

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From in- +‎ correct.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɛ̃.kɔ.ʁɛkt/
  • (file)

AdjectiveEdit

incorrect (feminine incorrecte, masculine plural incorrects, feminine plural incorrectes)

  1. (of language) incorrect (not correct)
    Synonyms: impropre, vicieux
    Near-synonym: abusif
    une prononciation incorrecte(please add an English translation of this usage example)
    un terme incorrect(please add an English translation of this usage example)
  2. (of the execution of labor: a job, work of art, production, etc.) poorly made; made clumsily or carelessly; defective; shoddy, sloppy
    Synonyms: défectueux, mauvais
  3. incorrect (socially unacceptable); rude, impolite
    Synonym: indélicat
    1. (of a person)
      Synonyms: discourtois, grossier, impoli, inconvenant
    2. disloyal
      Synonyms: déloyal, indélicat, irrégulier
    3. (of a behavior) improper, inappropriate
      Synonyms: déplacé, désinvolte, discourtois, grossier, impoli, incongru, inconvenant, indélicat

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