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.
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:
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]