Correctly and Erroneously


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Correctly adverb – In a manner suitable for the occasion or purpose.
Erroneously is an antonym for correctly.
Nearby Words: correct, correction, correctness, corrected, corrective
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Erroneously adverb – In a mistaken or inappropriate way.
Usage example: people erroneously believed that the disease was contagious

Correctly is an antonym for erroneously.
Nearby Word: erroneous
Antonyms for Erroneously
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  • Ptero Soarer The other pterosaurs that show up generally fare somewhat better in the accuracy department than the Pteranodon family (notably Quetzalcoatlus is correctly described as being a terrestrial forager), though most are still erroneously bipedal.
    Source: Ptero Soarer
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