Definitions

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  • adj. incorrect; wrong

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Incorrect.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Incorrect.

Etymologies

un- +‎ correct (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • From my non-linguistic reading on works on Korea, I understand that the Koreans' "uncorrect" pronunciation of Chinese characters has been historically seen as a problem in Korea.

    languagehat.com: RENAMING THE HAN.

  • I guess you can't say anything in America now that is politically uncorrect (but you can talk forever about nothing).

    Bob Jones III Endorses Romney

  • From 1967 to 1971, this politically uncorrect action figure spoke broken English (voiced by Mel Blanc) and robbed people of their Frito corn chips.

    Bill Katovsky: "Clean Up in the Produce Aisle! -- We Have a Terror Spill"

  • It's politically uncorrect sic to be a racist, but it's so politically correct now to say that promoting democracy is a bad idea.

    Archive 2007-11-01

  • Uploaded a far better clip for this funny and politically uncorrect commercial.

    No Fat Clips!!! : Gnist: Clip Updated

  • "To prevent the publicks being impos'd on, this is to give notice that the book lately published in 4to. is very imperfect and uncorrect, in so much that above thirty lines are omitted in several places, and many gross errors committed, which pervert the sense."

    Notes and Queries, Number 55, November 16, 1850

  • First, we find no example of a hemistich in any of his Pastorals or Georgics; for he had given the last finishing strokes to both these poems; but his Æneis he left so uncorrect, at least so short of that perfection at which he aim’d, that we know how hard a sentence he pass’d upon it.

    Dedication

  • I hope you will be ready to own publicly, whenever you shall be called to it, that by your great and frequent urgency you prevailed on me to publish a very loose and uncorrect account of my travels; with direction to hire some young gentlemen of either university to put them in order, and correct the style, as my cousin Dampier did by my advice, in his book called A Voyage round the World.

    Gulliver's Travels

  • But even the English authors, who plume themselves on their audacity, or their realism, or their contempt for "the young person," would not venture this little romance, much less, then, is a timidly uncorrect pen - man likely to tempt Mr. Mudie with the _conte_.

    Adventures Among Books

  • I hope you will be ready to own publicly, whenever you shall be called to it, that by your great and frequent urgency you prevailed on me to publish a very loose and uncorrect account of my travels, with directions to hire some young gentleman of either university to put them in order, and correct the style, as my cousin Dampier did, by my advice, in his book called “A Voyage round the world.”

    Gulliver's Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World

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