HyperDic: wrongful

English > 3 senses of the word wrongful:
ADJECTIVEallwrongful, unlawfulhaving no legally established claim
allwrongfulunlawfully violating the rights of others
allwrongfulnot just or fair
wrongful > pronunciation
Soundsrao'ngfahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > wrongful: 3 senses > adjective 1
MeaningHaving no legally established claim.
Example"the wrongful heir to the throne"
Synonymunlawful
BroaderillegitimateOf marriages and offspring
Spanishilegal, injusto
Nounswrongfulnessthat which is contrary to the principles of justice or law
English > wrongful: 3 senses > adjective 2
Meaningunlawfully violating the rights of others.
Examples
  • "wrongful death"
  • "a wrongful diversion of trust income"
Broaderunlawfulcontrary to or prohibited by or defiant of law
Spanishilegal, improcedente, injusto
Nounswrongfulnessthat which is contrary to the principles of justice or law
English > wrongful: 3 senses > adjective 3
Meaningnot just or fair.
Examples
  • "a wrongful act"
  • "a wrongful charge"
Broaderunjustviolating / violating principles of justice
Spanishilegal
Nounswrongfulnessthat which is contrary to the principles of justice or law
Adverbswrongfullyin an unjust / unjust / unjust or unfair manner

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