incorrect

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French incorrect.

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Adjective[edit]

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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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Middle French incorrect, from Latin incorrēctus.

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Adjective[edit]

incorrect (comparative incorrecter, superlative incorrectst)

  1. incorrect

Inflection[edit]

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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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From in- +‎ correct.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɛ̃.kɔ.ʁɛkt/
  • (file)

Adjective[edit]

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

  1. incorrect (not correct)
  2. incorrect (socially unacceptable)

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