1. lack of conformity to social expectations
Ant: ↑correctness
Derivationally related forms: ↑incorrect
Hypernyms: ↑impropriety, ↑improperness
Hyponyms: ↑political incorrectness
2. the quality of not conforming to fact or truth
Syn: ↑wrongness
Ant: ↑rightness (for: ↑wrongness), ↑correctness
Derivationally related forms: ↑wrong (for: ↑wrongness), ↑incorrect
Hypernyms: ↑quality
Hyponyms: ↑erroneousness, ↑error

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