- 1. wrong, wrongfulness, injustice, unjustness
- usage: that which is contrary to the principles of justice or law; "he feels that you are in the wrong"
- 2. wrong, legal injury, damage, injury
- usage: any harm or injury resulting from a violation of a legal right
- 1. wrong, treat, handle, do by
- usage: treat unjustly; do wrong to
- 1. incorrect (vs. correct), wrong (vs. right), erroneous, fallacious, false, mistaken, false, improper, inaccurate
- usage: 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"
- 2. wrong (vs. right), condemnable, criminal, deplorable, reprehensible, vicious, base, immoral, misguided, mistaken, evil, improper, immoral, unethical, unjust, wicked
- usage: 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"
- 3. improper, wrong, inappropriate (vs. appropriate)
- usage: not appropriate for a purpose or occasion; "said all the wrong things"
- 4. amiss(predicate), awry(predicate), haywire, wrong(predicate), malfunctioning (vs. functioning), nonfunctional
- usage: not functioning properly; "something is amiss"; "has gone completely haywire"; "something is wrong with the engine"
- 5. wrong (vs. right), wrongheaded
- usage: based on or acting or judging in error; "it is wrong to think that way"
- 6. wrong, incorrect, improper (vs. proper)
- usage: not in accord with established usage or procedure; "the wrong medicine"; "the wrong way to shuck clams"; "it is incorrect for a policeman to accept gifts"
- 7. wrong, inside (vs. outside)
- usage: used of the side of cloth or clothing intended to face inward; "socks worn wrong side out"
- 8. ill-timed, unseasonable, untimely, wrong, inopportune (vs. opportune)
- usage: badly timed; "an ill-timed intervention"; "you think my intrusion unseasonable"; "an untimely remark"; "it was the wrong moment for a joke"
- 9. faulty, incorrect, wrong, inaccurate (vs. accurate)
- usage: characterized by errors; not agreeing with a model or not following established rules; "he submitted a faulty report"; "an incorrect transcription"; the wrong side of the road"
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- 1. incorrectly, wrongly, wrong
- usage: in an inaccurate manner; "he decided to reveal the details only after other sources had reported them incorrectly"; "she guessed wrong"
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