Meaning of WRONG in English


imp. of wring. wrung.

2. wrong ·adj that which is not right.

3. wrong ·adj twisted; wry; as, a wrong nose.

4. wrong ·adv in a wrong manner; not rightly; amiss; morally ill; erroneously; wrongly.

5. wrong ·vt to impute evil to unjustly; as, if you suppose me capable of a base act, you wrong me.

6. wrong ·adj deviation or departure from truth or fact; state of falsity; error; as, to be in the wrong.

7. wrong ·adj designed to be worn or placed inward; as, the wrong side of a garment or of a piece of cloth.

8. wrong ·adj not according to truth; not conforming to fact or intent; not right; mistaken; erroneous; as, a wrong statement.

9. wrong ·adj nonconformity or disobedience to lawful authority, divine or human; deviation from duty;

— the opposite of moral right.

10. wrong ·vt 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.

11. wrong ·adj 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.

12. wrong ·adj 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.

13. wrong ·adj 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.

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