Definition of Incorrectly

1. Adverb. In an incorrect manner. "To credit Lister with the first formulation of the basic principle of stratigraphy would be to bestow credit falsely"

Exact synonyms: Falsely
Partainyms: False, Incorrect



2. Adverb. In an inaccurate manner. "She guessed wrong"
Exact synonyms: Wrong, Wrongly
Antonyms: Correctly, Right
Partainyms: Incorrect, Wrong

Definition of Incorrectly

1. adv. Not correctly; inaccurately; not exactly; as, a writing incorrectly copied; testimony incorrectly stated.

Definition of Incorrectly

1. Adverb. In an incorrect manner. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Incorrectly

1. [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Incorrectly

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incorporealists
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incorrectly (current term)
incorrectness
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incorrespondence
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incorrupted

Literary usage of Incorrectly

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1. The Origin and Growth of the English Constitution: An Historical Treatise by Hannis Taylor (1898)
"... pledge) incorrectly translated by the Norman lawyers. The shire- moot. divisions merge their functions in the already existing territorial districts, ..."

2. Teuffels̓ History of Roman Literature by Wilhelm Sigismund Teuffel (1891)
"XI and in late MSS., incorrectly, as is shown by its contents; ... 897) likewise incorrectly assigned to Cornelius two epigrams from the Greek anthology 5, ..."

3. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"... return and threatened Babylon, Nabopolassar called in the aid of the Manda, nomadic tribes of Kurdistan, somewhat incorrectly identified with the Medes. ..."

4. The Encyclopædia of Pleading and Practice: Under the Codes and Practice Acts by William Mark McKinney, Thomas Johnson Michie (1899)
"When the name of a third person is incorrectly set out in an indictment it may be amended where there is ... Where the plaintiff is incorrectly named in the ..."

5. The Revolutionary Diplomatic Correspondence of the United States by United States Dept. of State, Francis Wharton, John Bassett Moore (1889)
"But I prefer writing incorrectly to communicating to any one what I have the honor of offering to the consideration of your majesty. I have the honor to be, ..."

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