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Adjective
Acting or judging in error
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“The information you have provided to the public is wrong and may have serious repercussions.”
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Unjust, dishonest, or immoral
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“Snow White's stepmother was wrong to try to deceive and kill her.”
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Inappropriate for a given occasion or situation
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“This is exactly the kind of response you get when you ask a wrong question.”
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Being a problem or trouble
“Can anyone tell me what is wrong with that paragraph and why it is self-refuting?”
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Defective in some way
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“This steak just tastes wrong, as if the meat was stale when you cooked it.”
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Denoting the side of a piece of cloth that faces inwards
“Lay the curtain out flat with the wrong side uppermost.”
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(of a falsehood) Concocted to deceive others
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Contrary to established moral or ethical rules
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Able to be regretted, especially deserving of regret
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Failing to give the proper care and attention that is required
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Not in a straight or level position
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Crazy or behaving irrationally
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Of or pertaining to perjury
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Adverb
Done in an incorrect manner or with an incorrect result
“He kept doing it wrong and I had to repeatedly correct him.”
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Deviating from the desired or intended path or course
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In an unfavorable or inauspicious manner
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An unjust, dishonest, or immoral act
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“Forgiveness is the act of setting someone free from an obligation to you that is a result of a wrong done against you.”
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The nature of an act that is unjust, dishonest, or immoral
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“They knew the difference between right and wrong.”
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The rabble, the masses
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The quality of being vulgar
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Physical, mental or emotional injury to a person
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An act involving fraud or deception
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An aspect of something that is not accurate
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A grievance or grudge
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The act of disparaging or belittling
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Criminal or violent behaviour, in particular when resulting in another's death
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Physical harm that impairs the value, usefulness, or normal function of something
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The unjust or prejudicial treatment of different categories of people
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To do an injustice to
“The old lady would wrong the young boy by accusing him of a crime he did not commit.”
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To treat with cruelty or violence, especially regularly or repeatedly
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To put down or control by cruelty or force
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To make an error in judging, to incorrectly assess
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To cause to suffer for crime or misconduct, to administer disciplinary action
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To harass or annoy (someone) persistently
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Cause great mental suffering to