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1. [Unjustly]Syn. unfairly, prejudicially, wrongfully, badly, unjustifiably, illegally, disgracefully, sinfully, unreasonably, unlawfully, criminally, reprehensibly, inexcusably.Ant. rightly*, decently, justly.2. [Inappropriately]Syn. unsuitably, improperly, awkwardly, incongruously, incorrectly, unbecomingly, indecorously, out of the question, imprudently, rashly, unnaturally, illogically, quixotically; see also inadequately .Ant. appropriately*, tastefully, prudently.
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Wrongly — Wrong ly, adv. In a wrong manner; unjustly; erroneously; wrong; amiss; as, he judges wrongly of my motives. And yet wouldst wrongly win. Shak. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
wrongly — adverb 1 incorrectly or in a way that is not based on facts: You re holding the racket wrongly. | Matthew was wrongly diagnosed as having a brain tumour. 2 in a way that is unfair or immoral: wrongly convicted/imprisoned/accused/blamed: Human… … Longman dictionary of contemporary English
wrongly — wrong|ly [ˈrɔŋli US ˈro:ŋ ] adv 1.) not correctly or in a way that is not based on facts ≠ ↑rightly ▪ Matthew was wrongly diagnosed as having a brain tumour. ▪ His name had been wrongly spelt. 2.) in a way that is unfair or immoral ≠ ↑rightly ▪… … Dictionary of contemporary English
wrongly — wrong|ly [ rɔŋli ] adverb * not correctly, or by mistake: The two women were wrongly accused of murder. I filled in the form wrongly … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
wrongly */ — UK [ˈrɒŋlɪ] / US [ˈrɔŋlɪ] adverb not correctly, or by mistake The two women were wrongly accused of murder. I filled in the form wrongly … English dictionary
wrongly — adverb /ˈrɒŋli,ˈrɔːŋli/ a) In an unfair or immoral manner; unjustly. I wrongly assumed that it would be an easy job. b) Incorrectly; by error. Syn: incorrectly, mistakenly … Wiktionary
wrongly — See wrong, wrongly … Dictionary of problem words and expressions
wrongly — adv. Wrongly is used with these verbs: ↑accuse, ↑act, ↑advise, ↑attribute, ↑believe, ↑claim, ↑convict, ↑diagnose, ↑execute, ↑identify, ↑imply, ↑imprison … Collocations dictionary
wrongly — wrong ► ADJECTIVE 1) not correct or true; mistaken or in error. 2) unjust, dishonest, or immoral. 3) in a bad or abnormal condition; amiss. ► ADVERB 1) in a mistaken or undesirable manner or direction. 2) with an incorrect result. ► … English terms dictionary
wrongly — adverb 1. without justice or fairness (Freq. 1) wouldst not play false and yet would wrongly win Shakespeare • Derived from adjective: ↑wrong 2. in an inaccurate manner (Freq. 1) he decided to reveal the details only after other sources had… … Useful english dictionary
wrongly — adverb see wrong II … New Collegiate Dictionary