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Definitions of wrong:
  • noun:   a legal injury is any damage resulting from a violation of a legal right
  • noun:   that which is contrary to the principles of justice or law
    Example: "He feels that you are in the wrong"
  • verb:   treat unjustly; do wrong to
  • adjective:   used of the side of cloth or clothing intended to face inward
    Example: "Socks worn wrong side out"
  • adjective:   not in accord with established usage or procedure
    Example: "The wrong medicine"
  • adjective:   contrary to conscience or morality or law
    Example: "It is wrong for the rich to take advantage of the poor"
  • adjective:   based on or acting or judging in error
    Example: "It is wrong to think that way"
  • adjective:   not according with the facts
    Example: "The facts as reported were wrong"
  • adjective:   not correct; not in conformity with fact or truth
    Example: "The report in the paper is wrong"
  • adjective:   not conforming with accepted standards of propriety or taste; undesirable
    Example: "She was seen in all the wrong places"
  • adjective:   not appropriate for a purpose or occasion
    Example: "Said all the wrong things"
  • adjective:   badly timed
    Example: "It was the wrong moment for a joke"
  • adverb:   in an incorrect manner
    Example: "She guessed wrong"

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