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Princeton's WordNet

  1. wrongly(adverb)

    without justice or fairness

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

  2. incorrectly, wrongly, wrong(adverb)

    in an inaccurate manner

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

Wiktionary

  1. wrongly(Adverb)

    In an unfair or immoral manner; unjustly.

  2. wrongly(Adverb)

    Incorrectly; by error.

    I wrongly assumed that it would be an easy job.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Wrongly(adverb)

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

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How to say wrongly in sign language?

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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. Bin Atef:

    We were wrongly arrested for 14 years without any charge against us but we are not looking for revenge. We want to live in Ghana quietly and peacefully and we want to put our life together.

  2. 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.

  3. Jon Mackay:

    A little bit of today's jitters are related to a hangover to yesterday's wrongly placed exuberance that a trade deal was imminent, and the reality is we are in for a long slugfest between the U.S. and China.

  4. Jack Vanderhei:

    I really can't explain why so many people are confident about their ability to pay for long-term care, it might be that they think - wrongly - that Medicare is going to cover it, or maybe they'll just spend down to indigent levels and go on Medicaid. But there's no way this is a justifiable sense of optimism.

  5. Elizabeth Gaskell:

    How easy it is to judge rightly after one sees what evil comes from judging wrongly!

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