Correctly and Inappropriately


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Correctly adverb – In a manner suitable for the occasion or purpose.
Usage example: dressed correctly for an appearance in court

Inappropriately is an antonym for correctly.
Nearby Words: correct, correction, correctness, corrected, corrective
Antonyms for Correctly


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Inappropriately adverb – In a mistaken or inappropriate way.
Usage example: she inappropriately referred to my chaperone as my father, and not as my stepfather

Correctly is an antonym for inappropriately.
Nearby Word: inappropriate
Antonyms for Inappropriately
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Inappropriately or Correctly. 2016. Accessed April 14, 2021.

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