HyperDic: wrong

English > 13 senses of the word wrong:
ADJECTIVEallwrong, incorrectnot correct
allwrongcontrary to conscience or morality or law
allwrong, impropernot appropriate for a purpose or occasion
allwrong, amiss, awry, haywirenot functioning properly
allwrongbased on or acting or judging in error
allwrong, incorrectnot in accord / accord with established usage / usage or procedure
allwrongused of the side of cloth or clothing intended to face inward
allwrong, ill-timed, unseasonable, untimelybadly timed
allwrong, faulty, incorrectcharacterized by errors
NOUNattributewrong, wrongfulnessthat which is contrary to the principles of justice or law
actwrong, legal injury, damageany harm or injury resulting from a violation of a legal right
ADVERBallwrong, incorrectly, wronglyin an inaccurate manner
VERBsocialwrongtreat unjustly
wrong > pronunciation
Soundsrao'ng
Rhymesalong ... yearlong: 33 rhymes with aong...
English > wrong: 13 senses > adjective 1
Meaningnot correct; not in conformity with fact or truth.
Examples
  • "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"
Synonymincorrect
Attribute ofcorrectness, rightnessconformity to fact or truth
NarrowererroneousContaining or characterized by error
fallaciousBased on an incorrect or misleading notion or information
false, mistakenArising from error / error
See alsofalsenot in accordance with the fact or reality or actuality
impropernot suitable or right or appropriate
inaccuratenot exact
Oppositecorrect, rightFree from error
Spanishequivocado, falso, incorrecto
Catalanincorrecte
Nounswrongnessthe quality of not conforming to fact or truth
English > wrong: 13 senses > adjective 2
Meaningcontrary to conscience or morality or law.
Examples
  • "it is wrong for the rich to take advantage of the poor"
  • "cheating is wrong"
  • "it is wrong to lie"
Attribute ofrightnessaccording with conscience or morality
Narrowerbase, immoralnot adhering to ethical or moral principles
condemnable, criminal, deplorable, reprehensible, viciousBringing or deserving severe rebuke or censure
misguided, mistakenWrong in e.g. opinion or judgment
See alsoevilmorally bad or wrong
immoraldeliberately violating / violating accepted principles of right and wrong
impropernot suitable or right or appropriate
unethicalnot conforming to approved standards / standards of social or professional behavior
unjustviolating / violating principles of justice
wickedmorally bad in principle / principle or practice
OppositerightIn conformance with justice or law or morality
Spanishinjusto
Catalaninjust
Nounswrongany harm or injury resulting from a violation of a legal right
wrongthat which is contrary to the principles of justice or law
wrongnesscontrary to conscience or morality
Adverbswronglywithout justice or fairness
English > wrong: 13 senses > adjective 3
Meaningnot appropriate for a purpose or occasion.
Example"said all the wrong things"
Synonymimproper
Broaderinappropriatenot suitable for a particular occasion etc
Spanishimpropio, inadecuado
Catalanimpropi, inadequat
Nounswrongnessinappropriate conduct
English > wrong: 13 senses > adjective 4
Meaningnot functioning properly.
Example "something is wrong with the engine"
Synonymsamiss, awry, haywire
Broadermalfunctioning, nonfunctionalnot performing or able to perform its regular function
Spanishaveriado, estropeado, mal
Catalanavariat, espatllat
English > wrong: 13 senses > adjective 5
MeaningBased on or acting or judging in error.
Example"it is wrong to think that way"
Narrowerwrongheadedobstinately perverse in judgment or opinion
Oppositeright, correctcorrect in opinion or judgment
Spanishequivocado, erróneo
Nounswrongnessthe quality of not conforming to fact or truth
English > wrong: 13 senses > adjective 6
Meaningnot in accord / accord with established usage / usage or procedure.
Examples
  • "the wrong medicine"
  • "the wrong way to shuck clams"
Synonymincorrect
Broaderimpropernot suitable or right or appropriate
Spanishequivocado
Catalanequívoc
English > wrong: 13 senses > adjective 7
MeaningUsed of the side of cloth or clothing intended to face inward.
Example"socks worn wrong side out"
BroaderinsideRelating to or being on the side closer to the center or within a defined space
English > wrong: 13 senses > adjective 8
MeaningBadly timed.
Example "it was the wrong moment for a joke"
Synonymsill-timed, unseasonable, untimely
Broaderinopportunenot opportune
Spanishinapropiado, inoportuno
Catalaninapropiat, inoportú
English > wrong: 13 senses > adjective 9
MeaningCharacterized by errors; not agreeing with a model or not following established rules.
Example the wrong side of the road"
Synonymsfaulty, incorrect
Broaderinaccuratenot exact
Spanishdefectuoso
Catalandefectuós
Adverbswronglyin an inaccurate manner
English > wrong: 13 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningThat which is contrary to the principles of justice or law.
Example"he feels that you are in the wrong"
Synonymwrongfulness
Broaderinjustice, unjustnessThe practice of being unjust / unjust / unjust or unfair
Oppositeright, rightfulnessAnything in accord / accord with principles of justice
Spanishilegalidad
Catalanil·legalitat
Adjectiveswrongcontrary to conscience or morality or law
Verbswrongtreat unjustly
English > wrong: 13 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningAny harm or injury resulting from a violation of a legal right.
Synonymslegal injury, damage
BroaderinjuryWrongdoing that violates another's rights and is unjustly inflicted
Spanishdaño
Catalandany
Adjectiveswrongcontrary to conscience or morality or law
Verbswrongtreat unjustly
English > wrong: 13 senses > adverb 1
MeaningIn an inaccurate manner.
Example "she guessed wrong"
Synonymsincorrectly, wrongly
Oppositecorrectly, right, arightIn an accurate manner
Catalanerròniament, malament
English > wrong: 13 senses > verb 1, social
Meaningtreat unjustly; do wrong to.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Narroweraggrieveinfringe on the rights of
sandbagtreat harshly or unfairly
victimize, victimisemake a victim / victim of
Broadertreat, handle, do byinteract in a certain way
Oppositeright, compensate, redress, correctmake reparations or amends for
Nounswrongany harm or injury resulting from a violation of a legal right
wrongthat which is contrary to the principles of justice or law

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