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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Incorrect  \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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  incorrect 
  adj  1:  not  correct;  not  in  conformity  with  fact  or  truth;  "an 
  incorrect  calculation";  "the  report  in  the  paper  is 
  wrong";  "your  information  is  wrong";  "the  clock  showed 
  the  wrong  time";  "found  themselves  on  the  wrong  road"; 
  "based  on  the  wrong  assumptions"  [syn:  {wrong}]  [ant: 
  {correct},  {correct}] 
  2:  not  conforming  with  accepted  standards  of  propriety  or 
  taste;  undesirable;  "incorrect  behavior";  "she  was  seen  in 
  all  the  wrong  places";  "He  thought  it  was  wrong  for  her  to 
  go  out  to  work"  [syn:  {inappropriate},  {wrong}] 




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