what is difference between falsely and incorrectly
false + -ly
falsely (comparative more falsely, superlative most falsely)
- 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.
incorrect + -ly
incorrectly (comparative more incorrectly, superlative most incorrectly)
- In an incorrect manner.
- I lost a few marks in the test for spelling words incorrectly.
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