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without justice or fairness
"wouldst not play false and yet would wrongly win"- Shakespeare
incorrectly, wrongly, wrongadverb
in an inaccurate manner
"he decided to reveal the details only after other sources had reported them incorrectly"; "she guessed wrong"
In an unfair or immoral manner; unjustly.
Incorrectly; by error.
I wrongly assumed that it would be an easy job.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
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.
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.
in a wrong manner; unjustly; erroneously; wrong; amiss; as, he judges wrongly of my motives
The numerical value of wrongly in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of wrongly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Examples of wrongly in a Sentence
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.
The courts, rightly or wrongly, treat the initiative as sort of the citizen right, and they are reluctant to get involved in trying to get rid of it, at least in advance, by using the law to keep something from being presented to the electorate.
Body cameras won't solve every problem in policing. But having video of police officers' interactions with the public will help hold officers' accountable for misconduct, quickly exonerate officers who are wrongly accused, and help the public understand the powers we give police and how they use them.
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.
Democrats wrongly blame the private sector for our problems.
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