Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The characteristic of being incorrect.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The quality of being incorrect; lack of conformity to truth or to a standard; inaccuracy; inexactness.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The condition or quality of being incorrect; want of conformity to truth or to a standard or rule; inaccuracy.
  • n. That which is incorrect; an error.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. lack of conformity to social expectations
  • n. the quality of not conforming to fact or truth

Etymologies

incorrect +‎ -ness (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Any grammar incorrectness is simply because it is as things were said.

    SciFi UK Review | Archive | November

  • Top Gear lies in Clarkson's apparently untrammelled political incorrectness, which is as much part of his schtick as Gordon Ramsay's swearing, Graham Norton's outrageousness, or

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • The "My name is Correctness, king of kings" people say that security problems are merely one manifestation of incorrectness, which is dissonance between what the program is supposed to do and what its implementation actually does.

    Planet Python

  • Mpshe had also expressed an opinion on the "incorrectness" of

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Now, when the FM writes "political correctness", what it actually means is 'incorrectness'.

    Mayibuye Editorial

  • How about the Chinese literally using what in essence is "slave labor" (a portion of the labor is convicted criminals, some of whom were convicted of political "incorrectness") in their larger manufacturing plants?

    Denver Post: News: Breaking: Local

  • My objections to the latter part of the poem are not so much on the ground of incorrectness as of thinking that it is not in general equal in originality and animation & pathetic effect to the beginning.

    Letter 111

  • It would be the height of political and fiscal incorrectness, even heresy, to expect that to change in Obama's drive to keep and the GOP's drive snatch back the White House.

    Earl Ofari Hutchinson: Poverty Is America's Taboo Word

  • But I get a lot more attention with my brand of political incorrectness on that issue.

    Mark Olmsted: The Truth in Truthiness: Christine O'Donnell Gets Honest

  • This satirical outing so to speak tempers its political incorrectness with a bid for tolerance.

    Matt's TV Week in Review

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