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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.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Wronglyadverb

    Unjustly; amiss.

    Etymology: from wrong.

    What thou would’st highly
    That would’st thou holily; would’st not play false,
    And yet would’st wrongly win. William Shakespeare, Macbeth.

    Madmen having joined together some ideas very wrongly, err, as men do that argue right from wrong principles. John Locke.

Wikipedia

  1. wrongly

    A wrong (from Old English wrang – 'crooked') is an act that is illegal or immoral. Legal wrongs are usually quite clearly defined in the law of a state and/or jurisdiction. They can be divided into civil wrongs and crimes (or criminal offenses) in common law countries, while civil law countries tend to have some additional categories, such as contraventions. Moral wrong is an underlying concept for legal wrong. Some moral wrongs are punishable by law, for example, rape or murder. Other moral wrongs have nothing to do with law, but are related to unethical behaviours. On the other hand, some legal wrongs, such as many types of parking offences, could hardly be classified as moral wrongs.

ChatGPT

  1. wrongly

    Wrongly is an adverb that describes an action or behavior that is not correct, proper, legal, or moral. It can also refer to something that has been inaccurately or mistakenly done or interpreted.

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. Dr Blake:

    That income inequality is a big predictor of sexy selfies suggests that sexy selfies are a marker of social climbing among women that tracks economic incentives in the local environment, rightly or wrongly, in today’s environment, looking sexy can generate large returns, economically, socially, and personally.

  2. Alberto Gonzales:

    Access to information and freedom of access to it may seem like a fundamental right but there are many people who think, rightly or wrongly, it is for your own good that it is hidden.

  3. Chris Cox:

    Many antigun politicians and members of the media have wrongly claimed that 3D printing technology will allow for the production and widespread proliferation of undetectable plastic firearms, regardless of what a person may be able to publish on the internet, undetectable plastic guns have been illegal for 30 years. Federal law passed in 1988, crafted with the NRA's support, makes it unlawful to manufacture, import, sell, ship, deliver, possess, transfer, or receive an undetectable firearm.

  4. Kevin McCarthy:

    Over the past several weeks a growing number of House Democrats wrongly blamed the violence in the Middle East on Israel, in fact, Representatives Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez,RashidaTlaib, and Cori Bush irresponsibly tried to delegitimize our closest ally in the region, calling it an ‘apartheid state.’ Within days, this same sentiment of bigotry spilled into several major U.S. cities. Graphic videos showed pro-Hamas mobs intentionally target random Americans simply because they were Jewish.

  5. Alexander Baxter:

    I felt like the officers were wrongly getting away with spilling my blood.

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