falsely vs incorrectly what difference

what is difference between falsely and incorrectly

English

Etymology

false +‎ -ly

Adverb

falsely (comparative more falsely, superlative most falsely)

  1. In a false manner.
    He protested his innocence to the end, claiming he had been falsely charged and convicted.
    • 1910, “PRINCETON’S GRADUATE COLLEGE; Issues a Denial [….]”, in New York Times, Feb 4, 1910
      This could not be more falsely stated.
    • 1989, “Why Kill A Pollster?”, in Washington Post, Dec 9, 1989
      Our insensitive laughter echoes even more falsely now.
    • 2003, “Wordsworthian Southey: the fashioning of a reputation.”, Wordsworth Circle, Jan 1, 2003
      And on none of them does the name ring more falsely than on Robert Southey.

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English

Etymology

incorrect +‎ -ly

Adverb

incorrectly (comparative more incorrectly, superlative most incorrectly)

  1. In an incorrect manner.
    I lost a few marks in the test for spelling words incorrectly.

Antonyms

  • correctly

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