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Definition of Wrong
WrongWrong Wrong, obs.
imp. of Wring. Wrung. --Chaucer. WrongWrong Wrong (?; 115), a. [OE. wrong, wrang, a. & n., AS.
wrang, n.; originally, awry, wrung, fr. wringan to wring;
akin to D. wrang bitter, Dan. vrang wrong, Sw. vr[*a]ng,
Icel. rangr awry, wrong. See Wring.]
1. Twisted; wry; as, a wrong nose. [Obs.] --Wyclif (Lev. xxi.
2. 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.
3. 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.
I have deceived you both; I have directed you to
wrong places. --Shak.
4. Not according to truth; not conforming to fact or intent;
not right; mistaken; erroneous; as, a wrong statement.
5. Designed to be worn or placed inward; as, the wrong side
of a garment or of a piece of cloth.
Syn: Injurious; unjust; faulty; detrimental; incorrect;
erroneous; unfit; unsuitable.
Wrong Wrong, adv.
In a wrong manner; not rightly; amiss; morally ill;
Ten censure wrong for one that writes amiss. --Pope.
WrongWrong Wrong, n. [AS. wrang. See Wrong, a.]
That which is not right. Specifically:
(a) Nonconformity or disobedience to lawful authority, divine
or human; deviation from duty; -- the opposite of moral
When I had wrong and she the right. --Chaucer.
One spake much of right and wrong. --Milton.
(b) Deviation or departure from truth or fact; state of
falsity; error; as, to be in the wrong.
(c) 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.
Friend, I do thee no wrong. --Matt. xx.
As the king of England can do no wrong, so neither
can he do right but in his courts and by his
The obligation to redress a wrong is at least as
binding as that of paying a debt. --E. Evereth.
Note: Wrongs, legally, are private or public. Private wrongs
are civil injuries, immediately affecting individuals;
public wrongs are crimes and misdemeanors which affect
the community. --Blackstone. WrongWrong Wrong (?; 115), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Wronged; p. pr. &
vb. n. Wronging.]
1. 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.
He that sinneth . . . wrongeth his own soul. --Prov.
2. To impute evil to unjustly; as, if you suppose me capable
of a base act, you wrong me.
I rather choose To wrong the dead, to wrong myself
and you, Than I will wrong such honorable men.
Meaning of Wrong from wikipedia
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