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Adjective: wrongful  róng-ful
  1. Having no legally established claim
    "the wrongful heir to the throne";
    - unlawful
  2. Unlawfully violating the rights of others
    "wrongful death"; "a wrongful diversion of trust income"
  3. Not just or fair
    "a wrongful act"; "a wrongful charge"

See also: illegitimate, unjust, unlawful

Encyclopedia: Wrongful