As nouns the difference between correctness and grammaticality
is that correctness
is freedom from error while grammaticality
is (of language) the state or attribute of obeying the rules of grammar; grammatical correctness.
freedom from error
conformity to the truth or to fact
conformity to recognized standards
(computing) The state of an algorithm that correctly mirrors its specification.
(of language) The state or attribute of obeying the rules of grammar; grammatical correctness.
* 1963 , Peter Lackowski, “Words as Grammatical Primes”, Language , vol. 39, no. 2, p. 214:
- One cannot consistently judge the grammaticality of utterances without knowing what grammatical types their constituent morphemes represent.
* Oxford English Dictionary , 2nd ed., 1989.
* Random House Webster’s Unabridged Electronic Dictionary , 1987-1996.