Definitions of wrong

  1. 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.
  2. To do evil to; to harm; as, the untrue statements wrong the man.
  3. To do wrong to: to deprive of some right: to injure.
  4. To be unjust to; injure.
  5. To injure; oppress; misrepresent; defraud.
  6. treat unjustly; do wrong to
  7. To injure; to treat with injustice; to deprive of some right, or to withhold some act of justice from; to do injustice to by imputation; to impute evil unjustly.
  8. To injure; to treat with injustice; to impute evil unjustly.
  9. that which is contrary to the principles of justice or law; " he feels that you are in the wrong"
  10. That which is not right; an evil or injury.
  11. Whatever is not right or just: any injury done to another.
  12. Injustice: injury.
  13. An injury; mischief; crime; error.
  14. What is wrung or turned aside from the right or straight way to the desired end; error; injury; injustice.
  15. In a wrong manner; not rightly; amiss; morally ill; erroneously; wrongly.
  16. In a manner not right.
  17. Not rightly.
  18. Not rightly; amiss; morally ill; erroncously.
  19. Not rightly; amiss.
  20. not functioning properly; " something is amiss"; " has gone completely haywire"; " the telephone is out of order"; " what's the matter with your vacuum cleaner?"; " something is wrong with the engine"
  21. not correct; not in conformity with fact or truth; " an incorrect calculation"; " the report in the paper is wrong"; " your information is wrong"; " the clock showed the wrong time"; " found themselves on the wrong road"; " based on the wrong assumptions"
  22. based on or acting or judging in error; " it is wrong to think that way"
  23. used of the side of cloth or clothing intended to face inward; " socks worn wrong side out"
  24. contrary to conscience or morality or law; " it is wrong for the rich to take advantage of the poor"; " cheating is wrong"; " it is wrong to lie"
  25. not in accord with established usage or procedure; " the wrong medicine"; " the wrong way to shuck clams"
  26. imp. of Wring. Wrung.
  27. Twisted; wry; as, a wrong nose.
  28. Not according to the laws of good morals, whether divine or human; not suitable to the highest and best end; not morally right; deviating from rectitude or duty; not just or equitable; not true; not legal; as, a wrong practice; wrong ideas; wrong inclinations and desires.
  29. Not fit or suitable to an end or object; not appropriate for an intended use; not according to rule; unsuitable; improper; incorrect; as, to hold a book with the wrong end uppermost; to take the wrong way.
  30. Not according to truth; not conforming to fact or intent; not right; mistaken; erroneous; as, a wrong statement.
  31. Designed to be worn or placed inward; as, the wrong side of a garment or of a piece of cloth.
  32. That which is not right.
  33. Deviation or departure from truth or fact; state of falsity; error; as, to be in the wrong.
  34. Whatever deviates from moral rectitude; usually, an act that involves evil consequences, as one which inflicts injury on a person; any injury done to, or received from; another; a trespass; a violation of right.
  35. Nonconformity or disobedience to lawful authority, divine or human; deviation from duty; - the opposite of moral right.
  36. Amiss; out of order; as, at the wrong time; not morally right; false; unjust; not lawful; not according to truth or fact; as, his statement was wrong; not fit or suitable; not according to intention or purpose.
  37. Not according to rule or right: not fit or suitable: incorrect: not right or true.
  38. Not just or right; not correct; not fit.
  39. Violating right or justice.
  40. Erroneous; improper.
  41. Not physically right; not fit or suitable; not appropriate for use; not morally right; deviating from rectitude; not just or equitable; not legal; not according to truth; erroneous; in error.
  42. Turned aside from a straight line; not right; unfit; unsuitable; not according to truth.
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