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'wrong' - used as an adjective
Synonyms for 'wrong'
1. not correct; not in conformity with fact or truth
the report in the paper is wrong
your information is wrong
the clock showed the wrong time
found themselves on the wrong road
based on the wrong assumptions
2. contrary to conscience or morality or law
it is wrong for the rich to take advantage of the poor
cheating is wrong
it is wrong to lie
3. not appropriate for a purpose or occasion
said all the wrong things
4. not functioning properly
something is wrong with the engine
5. based on or acting or judging in error
it is wrong to think that way
6. not in accord with established usage or procedure
the wrong medicine
the wrong way to shuck clams
7. used of the side of cloth or clothing intended to face inward
socks worn wrong side out
8. badly timed
it was the wrong moment for a joke

'wrong' - used as a adverb
9. in an incorrect manner
she guessed wrong

'wrong' - used as a noun
10. that which is contrary to the principles of justice or law
he feels that you are in the wrong
11. any harm or injury resulting from a violation of a legal right

'wrong' - used as a verb
12. treat unjustly; do wrong to

derived forms
1. Wrong / Plural
wrongs
2. Wrong / Past
wronged
3. Wrong / Third Person
wrongs
4. Wrong / Present Participle
wronging
5. Wrong / Comparitive
wronger
6. Wrong / Superlative
wrongest
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