What is the opposite of right?

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Adjective
Opposite of morally good, justified, or acceptable
“Many from his side of the aisle are now just as wrong on this issue as his opponents are.”
Adjective
Opposite of being in agreement with the truth or a fact or a standard
“Whispers and false rumors were being circulated about his new relationship.”
Adjective
Opposite of meeting the requirements of a purpose or situation
“It was an inappropriate time to be joking about such a controversial subject.”
Adjective
Opposite of true or correct as a fact
“There are no grey areas here, so you are either right or wrong.”
Adjective
Opposite of carefully aware of the circumstances
“Given the circumstances surrounding the tragedy, it was a particularly imprudent thing to say.”
Adjective
Opposite of best or most appropriate for a particular situation
“Even though she found his tattoos undesirable for a man of his stature, she was still attracted to him.”
Adjective
Opposite of in good health
“He looked ill, so I sent him home.”
Adjective
Opposite of able to think clearly
“The boy said that Indiana wasn't nuts, but crazy!”
Adjective
Opposite of conservative politically
“He sprouted talking points that were mostly left politically.”
Adjective
Opposite of placed or located to the right side
“So with your left hand, play the C-chord, whilst playing the melody with your right hand.”
Adjective
(archaic) Opposite of free from irregularities or digressions in course
“The blueprint had crooked lines all over the place as if it had been drawn by an amateur.”
Adjective
Opposite of of a suitable quality, standard, or type to meet the required purpose
“Nitrate moving downward may pollute groundwater and well water, thus making it unsuitable for human use.”
Adjective
Opposite of fair, just, or impartial
Adjective
(generic intensifier) Opposite of absolute; utter
“I am intrigued by your mitigated sense of self-righteousness, but not entirely surprised.”
Adjective
(colloquial) Opposite of used as an intensifier, especially in derogatory contexts
“Admittedly, I was a partial supporter of his philosophies, up until the point where he was exposed as a fraud.”
Adjective
Opposite of based on sound reasoning or information
Adjective
Opposite of conclusive or definitive
“She has given us an extremely vague description of the perpetrator, therefore, we cannot press charges.”
Adjective
Opposite of concerned with the principles of right and wrong behavior
“It's taken a very amoral stand, in that essential issues are often portrayed as simply one side says this, and the other side says that.”
Adjective
Opposite of used to emphasize the extent of something unpleasant or bad
“Many believed he would make an excellent manager after his latest promotion.”
Adjective
Opposite of belonging or relating exclusively or distinctively to
“This principle is general to human behavior, though there will always be exceptions.”
Adjective
Opposite of permitted by law
Adjective
Opposite of fortunate, as if through divine involvement
Adverb
Opposite of as stated or indicated without the slightest difference
“As indicated by the instructions, fold the paper partially down the middle.”
Adverb
Opposite of marked by moral or proper behavior
“Jim declared that he would rather lose honestly than win unethically.”
Adverb
Opposite of good or favorable in nature
“The tables have turned unfavorably against you, my friend.”
Adverb
Opposite of without delay
“I'm busy at the moment, but I'll do it later.”
Adverb
Opposite of in a correct manner
“If you do it wrong yet again, you might find yourself out of a job soon.”
Adverb
Opposite of in the appropriate manner
“My manager always points out if I've done something inadequately.”
Adverb
Opposite of exactly or precisely
“The frame was imprecisely placed against the other pieces and the result was less than desirable.”
Adverb
(dialectal) Opposite of to a great degree
“It was slightly irritating to hear the person next to me chew with his mouth open.”
Adverb
Opposite of in keeping with the requirements of morality or justice
“In ancient times, people were severely condemned if they behaved immorally.”
Adverb
(right on) Opposite of in a straight line
“When he moved off his line quite dramatically, he instantly knew he had failed the sobriety test.”
Adverb
Opposite of exactly as stated or indicated
Adverb
Opposite of as stated or indicated without the slightest difference
Adverb
Opposite of in a straight line or course
“The archer's main task was to stand behind his own infantry and shoot indirectly at a large enemy troop formation.”
Noun
Opposite of a moral or legal entitlement to have or do something
“The government's prohibition of chewing gum greatly angered the nation's citizens.”
Noun
Opposite of that which is morally correct, just, or honorable
“We cannot fight all the injustice in this world with good intentions.”
Noun
Opposite of a right or privilege exclusive to a particular individual or class
Noun
Opposite of a special right or advantage, granted or available only to a particular person or group
“They not only live in impoverished neighborhoods but have the disadvantage of poor education.”
Noun
Opposite of the right, admission, or opportunity to use
“The general public has inaccessibility to the toilets in the building unless they are employees.”
Noun
Opposite of one's right to speak, think or act
“With despotic governments, heavy censorship of speech and expression is common.”
Noun
Opposite of the power or right to give orders, make decisions, and enforce obedience
Noun
Opposite of freedom from punishment, harm, or loss
Verb
Opposite of restore to a normal or correct state
“Although he had made a grave mistake on social media, he hoped that it would not damage his reputation.”
Verb
Opposite of restore to a normal or upright position
“Our Jenga structure would topple at the hands of our little one, who would proceed to laugh hysterically at the pool of bricks beneath him.”
Interjection
Opposite of used to express agreement or acceptance
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