Definition of Wrong in English :
Define Wrong in English
Wrong meaning in English
Meaning of Wrong in English
Pronunciation of Wrong in English
Wrong pronunciation in English
Pronounce Wrong in Englishsee synonyms of wrong
1. wrong, wrongfulness
that which is contrary to the principles of justice or law
Example Sentences:'he feels that you are in the wrong'
any harm or injury resulting from a violation of a legal right
treat unjustly; do wrong to
4. incorrect, wrong
not correct; not in conformity with fact or truth
Example Sentences:'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'
contrary to conscience or morality or law
Example Sentences:'it is wrong for the rich to take advantage of the poor''cheating is wrong''it is wrong to lie'
6. improper, wrong
not appropriate for a purpose or occasion
Example Sentences:'said all the wrong things'
not functioning properly
Example Sentences:'something is amiss''has gone completely haywire''something is wrong with the engine'
based on or acting or judging in error
Example Sentences:'it is wrong to think that way'
9. incorrect, wrong
not in accord with established usage or procedure
Example Sentences:'the wrong medicine''the wrong way to shuck clams''it is incorrect for a policeman to accept gifts'
used of the side of cloth or clothing intended to face inward
Example Sentences:'socks worn wrong side out'
Example Sentences:'an ill-timed intervention''you think my intrusion unseasonable''an untimely remark''it was the wrong moment for a joke'
characterized by errors; not agreeing with a model or not following established rules
Example Sentences:'he submitted a faulty report''an incorrect transcription''the wrong side of the road'
in an inaccurate manner
Example Sentences:'he decided to reveal the details only after other sources had reported them incorrectly''she guessed wrong'
WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.
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Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.
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