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Princeton's WordNet

  1. wronglyadverb

    without justice or fairness

    "wouldst not play false and yet would wrongly win"- Shakespeare

  2. incorrectly, wrongly, wrongadverb

    in an inaccurate manner

    "he decided to reveal the details only after other sources had reported them incorrectly"; "she guessed wrong"

Wiktionary

  1. wronglyadverb

    In an unfair or immoral manner; unjustly.

  2. wronglyadverb

    Incorrectly; by error.

    I wrongly assumed that it would be an easy job.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Wronglyadverb

    in a wrong manner; unjustly; erroneously; wrong; amiss; as, he judges wrongly of my motives

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of wrongly in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of wrongly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of wrongly in a Sentence

  1. Ric Ronge:

    Given Glasenberg's reputation and large personal stake in Glencore, the company is unlikely to offer meaningfully over what the market believes, rightly or wrongly, Rio is worth, but I think it is foolish to underestimate Glencore, given the success of the company to date.

  2. Bill Diviney:

    Expectations were high when the military took over that they could kick-start spending quickly, but this has been difficult with the government's focus (rightly or wrongly) on constitutional reform, in hindsight, perhaps it was unrealistic to expect so much of a government that, for all intents and purposes, is a caretaker until democracy is restored.

  3. Doris Lessing:

    Think wrongly if you please, but in all cases think for yourself.

  4. Kenneth Getz:

    Inaccuracies may lead drug safety professionals to draw incorrect conclusions, manufacturers may be wrongly forced to suspend and withdraw medications and interventions, health professionals may mistakenly alter their clinical practices, and patients may be denied safe and effective treatments.

  5. Julia Wyman:

    Our aim is to ensure those looking to purchase a firearm are aware of the potential risks [and to promote responsible gun ownership], often gun purchasers wrongly believe guns will keep them safe when, in fact, a gun in the home greatly increases the risk of homicide and suicide. This sets the record straight so consumers can make an informed choice to buy a firearm or not.

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