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Definition of "wrongly" []

  • In an unfair or immoral manner; unjustly. (adverb)
  • Incorrectly; by error. (adverb)

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Use "wrongly" in a sentence
  • "[D] eclined to use the term "layoffs" in connection with the firm's actions, saying the term wrongly implied the attorneys were let go because business at the firm had slackened."
  • "Since Markman, 32.4% of overall claim terms were "wrongly" construed by the lower court, and 38.2% of cases had at least one term wrongly construed."
  • "Essentially, our expectation, rightly or wrongly, is that helping ourselves will get us into trouble with the police, while calling the police will achieve very little for the sort of mindless (and relatively minor) anti-social behaviour that actually really upsets people."