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Adjective: wrong (wronger,wrongest)  róng
  1. Not correct; not in conformity with fact or truth
    "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";
    - incorrect
     
  2. Contrary to conscience, morality or law
    "it is wrong for the rich to take advantage of the poor"; "cheating is wrong"; "it is wrong to lie"
     
  3. Not appropriate for a purpose or occasion
    "said all the wrong things";
    - improper
     
  4. Not functioning properly
    "something is wrong with the engine";
    - amiss, awry, haywire
     
  5. Based on, acting or judging in error
    "it is wrong to think that way"
     
  6. Not in accord with established usage or procedure
    "the wrong medicine";
    - incorrect
     
  7. Used of the side of cloth or clothing intended to face inward
    "socks worn wrong side out"
     
  8. Badly timed
    "it was the wrong moment for a joke";
    - ill-timed, unseasonable, untimely
     
  9. Characterized by errors; not agreeing with a model or not following established rules
    "an incorrect transcription"; the wrong side of the road";
    - faulty, incorrect
Noun: wrong  róng
  1. That which is contrary to the principles of justice or law
    "he feels that you are in the wrong";
    - wrongfulness
     
  2. Any harm or injury resulting from a violation of a legal right
    - legal injury, damage
Verb: wrong  róng
  1. Treat unjustly; do wrong to
Adverb: wrong  róng
  1. In an inaccurate manner
    "she guessed wrong";
    - incorrectly, wrongly, fallaciously

Derived forms: wronger, wronged, wrongs, wronging, wrongest

See also: base, condemnable, correctness, criminal, deplorable, erroneous, evil, fallacious, false, immoral, improper, inaccurate, inappropriate, inopportune, inside, malfunctioning, misguided, mistaken, nonfunctional, reprehensible, rightness, unethical, unjust, vicious, wicked, wrongheaded

Type of: do by, handle, injury, injustice, treat, unjustness

Antonym: right

Encyclopedia: Wrong