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wrongful

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CIDE DICTIONARY

wrongfula. 
     Full of wrong; injurious; unjust; unfair; as, a wrongful taking of property; wrongful dealing.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

wrongful, adj.
1 characterized by unfairness or injustice.
2 contrary to law.
3 (of a person) not entitled to the position etc. occupied.

Derivative
wrongfully adv. wrongfulness n.

THESAURUS

wrongful

aberrant, abnormal, abominable, actionable, against the law, anarchic, anarchistic, anomic, atrocious, black-market, bootleg, chargeable, contraband, contrary to law, criminal, delinquent, deviant, disgraceful, evil, felonious, flawed, hardly the thing, ignominious, illegal, illegitimate, illicit, impermissible, improper, inappropriate, incorrect, indecorous, inequitable, infamous, iniquitous, irregular, justiciable, lawless, nonconstitutional, nonlegal, nonlicit, not done, not the thing, off-base, off-color, out-of-line, outlaw, outlawed, punishable, sacrilegious, scandalous, shameful, shameless, sinful, terrible, triable, unallowed, unauthorized, unbalanced, unconstitutional, under-the-counter, under-the-table, undeserved, undue, unequal, unequitable, uneven, unfit, unfitting, unjust, unlawful, unmeet, unmerited, unofficial, unrighteous, unrightful, unseemly, unstatutory, unsuitable, unwarrantable, unwarranted, wicked, wrong

ROGET THESAURUS

wrongful

Wrong

N wrong, what ought not to be, what should not be, malum in se, unreasonableness, grievance, shame, injustice, tort, unfairness, iniquity, foul play, partiality, leaning, bias, favor, favoritism, nepotism, party spirit, partisanship, bigotry, undueness, wrongdoing (vice), unlawfulness, robbing Peter to pay Paul, the wolf and the lamb, vice, a custom more honored in the breach than the obser, wrong, wrongful, bad, too bad, unjust, unfair, inequitable, unequitable, unequal, partial, one-sided, injurious, tortious, objectionable, unreasonable, unallowable, unwarrantable, unjustifiable, improper, unfit, unjustified, illegal, iniquitous, immoral, in the wrong, in the wrong box, wrongly, it will not do.


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