incorrectly incorrectly  /ɪn kə ˈrɛkt li/


  1. (adv) in an incorrect manner
  2. (adv) in an inaccurate manner



  1. The original version of this story incorrectly stated that scientists in Seattle had cloned embryonic stem cells from monkeys.
  2. Correction: The original caption incorrectly stated that these protesters were blasting Coulter.
  3. And among the 80 healthy people, the doctor will incorrectly identify depression in 15.


  1. Legislative Comrades-in-Arms Tend to Put Politics Aside

    CORRECTION: An earlier version of this story incorrectly identified Enyart's district and his mission during the Vietnam War. A corrected version follows.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: National Journal via Yahoo! News

  2. Human error cause of mistake on LEISD election ballot

    Human error caused the order of candidates to be incorrectly listed on ballots for the recent Little Elm Independent School District school board election.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Little Elm Journal

  3. Local home prices up 9% in May

    Editor's note: The initial version of this story incorrectly stated the percentage increase of the average sales price of homes.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Toledo Blade


  1. "Ron has a penchant for little things tripping him up in the process; incorrectly reading the board as to practice time today and not being on time to practice by a half an hour," Jackson said. "Those type of things are the things that...
    on May 28, 2010 By: Phil Jackson Source: ESPN

  2. The BP internal document believed to have been written last month said: "If (the blowout preventer) and wellhead are removed and if we have incorrectly modelled the restrictions - the rate could be as high as (approximately) 100,000 barrels per day...
    on Jun 21, 2010 By: Edward Markey Source: The Australian

  3. "In a conversation with reporters earlier today, some of my remarks regarding Senator Lincoln were unclear and have been incorrectly interpreted," Durbin said in a statement.
    on Nov 20, 2009 By: Dick Durbin Source: Washington Post

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