• Definition for "hypercorrect"
    • Of, relating to, or marked by hypercorrection.
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    • It was a nonstandard usage that…
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hypercorrect definition

  • adjective:
    • Of, relating to, or marked by hypercorrection.
    • wrong considering a mistaken notion of standard use
  • verb:
    • To change (a word or term) to an incorrect type in the mistaken belief it is standard use.
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