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Princeton's WordNet

  1. falsely, incorrectlyadverb

    in an incorrect manner

    "to credit Lister with the first formulation of the basic principle of stratigraphy would be to bestow credit falsely"

  2. incorrectly, wrongly, wrongadverb

    in an inaccurate manner

    "he decided to reveal the details only after other sources had reported them incorrectly"; "she guessed wrong"


  1. incorrectlyadverb

    In an incorrect manner.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Incorrectlyadverb

    Inaccurately; not exactly.

    Etymology: from incorrect.


  1. incorrectly

    "Incorrectly" is an adverb that refers to doing something in an erroneous, mistaken, or inaccurate way. It implies that the action, statement, or function deviates from what is correct, acceptable, or desired. It means the opposite of doing something correctly or properly.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Incorrectlyadverb

    not correctly; inaccurately; not exactly; as, a writing incorrectly copied; testimony incorrectly stated

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of incorrectly in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of incorrectly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of incorrectly in a Sentence

  1. Dick Pope:

    If it has to be like that, it has to be like that. I'm not going to fight it, you can't imagine them calling the Pope incorrectly?

  2. Dulcinea Pitagora:

    Queer, trans, and cis people are all socialized from a very young age to make all of the same assumptions about themselves and others, and it's almost impossible not to internalize and project those assumptions on others to some extent, because of that, it makes sense that queer and transgender and gender non-conforming people worry about people reading us the wrong way, because of how the majority often incorrectly reads our gender, or makes other assumptions based on the way our bodies are perceived.

  3. Ernest Benn:

    Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it whether it exists or not, diagnosing it incorrectly, and applying the wrong remedy.

  4. Andy Beshear:

    Thousands of generous people stepped up to help Kentuckians impacted by devastating storms. Andy Beshear has repeatedly patted himself on the back, but in reality, hundreds of thousands of dollars in payments that we know of were incorrectly distributed to people during an election year who weren’t impacted. Gov. Beshear needs to come clean and answer important questions about the situation.

  5. Julius Henry Marx:

    Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.

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