Definition of Wrong

1. Noun. That which is contrary to the principles of justice or law. "He feels that you are in the wrong"

Exact synonyms: Wrongfulness
Generic synonyms: Injustice, Unjustness
Antonyms: Right, Rightfulness
Derivative terms: Wrongful, Wrongful, Wrongful



2. Verb. Treat unjustly; do wrong to.
Specialized synonyms: Aggrieve, Sandbag, Victimise, Victimize
Generic synonyms: Do By, Handle, Treat
Antonyms: Right

3. Adjective. Not correct; not in conformity with fact or truth. "Based on the wrong assumptions"
Exact synonyms: Incorrect
Attributes: Correctness, Rightness
Also: Inaccurate, Improper, False
Similar to: Erroneous, Fallacious, False, Mistaken
Antonyms: Correct, Right
Derivative terms: Incorrectness, Incorrectness, Wrongness

4. Adverb. In an inaccurate manner. "She guessed wrong"
Exact synonyms: Incorrectly, Wrongly
Antonyms: Correctly, Right
Partainyms: Incorrect

5. Noun. Any harm or injury resulting from a violation of a legal right.
Exact synonyms: Damage, Legal Injury
Generic synonyms: Injury

6. Adjective. Contrary to conscience or morality or law. "It is wrong to lie"

7. Adjective. Not appropriate for a purpose or occasion. "Said all the wrong things"
Exact synonyms: Improper
Similar to: Inappropriate
Derivative terms: Improperness, Wrongness

8. Adjective. Not functioning properly. "Something is wrong with the engine"
Exact synonyms: Amiss, Awry, Haywire
Similar to: Malfunctioning, Nonfunctional

9. Adjective. Based on or acting or judging in error. "It is wrong to think that way"
Similar to: Wrongheaded
Antonyms: Right
Derivative terms: Wrongness

10. Adjective. Not in accord with established usage or procedure. "It is incorrect for a policeman to accept gifts"
Exact synonyms: Incorrect
Similar to: Improper

11. Adjective. Used of the side of cloth or clothing intended to face inward. "Socks worn wrong side out"
Similar to: Inside

12. Adjective. Badly timed. "It was the wrong moment for a joke"
Exact synonyms: Ill-timed, Unseasonable, Untimely
Similar to: Inopportune
Derivative terms: Unseasonableness, Untimeliness

13. Adjective. Characterized by errors; not agreeing with a model or not following established rules. "The wrong side of the road"
Exact synonyms: Faulty, Incorrect
Similar to: Inaccurate
Derivative terms: Fault, Faultiness

Definition of Wrong

1. a. Twisted; wry; as, a wrong nose.

2. adv. In a wrong manner; not rightly; amiss; morally ill; erroneously; wrongly.

3. n. That which is not right.

4. v. t. To treat with injustice; to deprive of some right, or to withhold some act of justice from; to do undeserved harm to; to deal unjustly with; to injure.

5. a. Twisted; wry; as, a wrong nose.

6. adv. In a wrong manner; not rightly; amiss; morally ill; erroneously; wrongly.

7. n. That which is not right.

8. v. t. To treat with injustice; to deprive of some right, or to withhold some act of justice from; to do undeserved harm to; to deal unjustly with; to injure.

Definition of Wrong

1. Adjective. Incorrect or untrue. ¹

2. Adjective. Asserting something incorrect or untrue. ¹

3. Adjective. Immoral, not good, bad. ¹

4. Adjective. Improper; unfit; unsuitable. ¹

5. Adjective. Not working; out of order. ¹

6. Adjective. Designed to be worn or placed inward; as, the '''wrong''' side of a garment or of a piece of cloth ¹

7. Adverb. In a way that isn't right; done incorrectly; wrongly. ¹

8. Noun. Something that is immoral or not good. ¹

9. Noun. An instance of wronging someone (sometimes with possessive to indicate the victim). ¹

10. Noun. The incorrect or unjust position or opinion. ¹

11. Noun. The opposite of right; the concept of badness. ¹

12. Verb. To treat unjustly; to injure or harm. ¹

13. Verb. To deprive of some right, or to withhold some act of justice. ¹

14. Verb. To slander; to impute evil to unjustly. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Wrong

1. not according to what is right, proper, or correct [adj WRONGER, WRONGEST] / to treat injuriously or unjustly [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Wrong

written matter
written record
written report
written statement of employment
written symbol
written text
written up
written word
wrixle
wrizled
wroath
wroaths
wroewolfeite
wroke
wroken
wrong (current term)
wrong'd
wrong'un
wrong(p)
wrong-doing
wrong-foot
wrong-footed
wrong-footing
wrong-foots
wrong-headed
wrong-headedly
wrong-headedness
wrong-side-out(p)
wrong-site surgery
wrong-way concurrencies

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