Incorrectly and Right


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Incorrectly adverb – In a mistaken or inappropriate way.
Usage example: you incorrectly identified the part of speech of one of the words in the sentence

Right is an antonym for incorrectly.
Nearby Words: incorrect, incorrectness
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Right adverb – In a manner suitable for the occasion or purpose.
Usage example: you're not dressed right for an interview with a big-time law firm

Incorrectly is an antonym for right in topics: correctly, directly, fairly, appropriately, accurately.
Nearby Words: righteous, rightful, righted, rightly, righting
Antonyms for Right
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  • Wanton Cruelty to the Common Comma But that takes work and practice; if you can't get it right when you do it correctly, you sure can't get it right when you do it incorrectly.
  • Sesquipedalian Loquaciousness It also uses even normal words incorrectly (grammatically AND semantically), when it manages to even spell them right.
  • Webcomic / Station Square Accidental Misnaming: Dahlia addresses Brin incorrectly multiple times, evidently not caring enough to get his name right.
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