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noun 
  1. Something that is immoral or not good.
Injustice is a heinous .
  1. The incorrect or unjust position or opinion. (Or is it the wronged?)
    • 1592: w:Shakespeare, William Shakespeare, Henry VI, Part III, Act IV, Scene I, line 101. — I blame not her: she could say little less; She had the .
      1. The opposite of right; something which is wrong, particularly injustice.
    • 1607: w:Shakespeare, William Shakespeare, Timon of Athens, Act IV, Scene III, line 28. — Thus much of this will make Black white, foul fair, right, Base noble, old young, coward valiant.
verb 
  1. To treat unjustly; to injure or harm.
The dealer wronged us by selling us this lemon of a car.
    • 1591: w:Shakespeare, William Shakespeare, Henry VI, Part I, Act II, Scene IV, line 109. — Thou dost then me, as that slaughterer doth Which giveth many wounds when one will kill.
      1. To deprive of some right, or to withhold some act of justice.
    • 1597: w:Shakespeare, William Shakespeare, Henry IV, Part II, Act IV, Scene I, line 121. — ... And might by no suit gain our audience. When we are wrong'd and would unfold our griefs, We are denied access unto his person Even by those men that most have done us wrong.
      1. To slander; to impute evil to unjustly.
    • 1598: w:Shakespeare, William Shakespeare, Julius Caesar, Act III, Scene II, line 121. — O masters! if I were dispos'd to stir Your hearts and minds to mutiny and rage, I should do Brutus wrong, and Cassius wrong, Who (you all know) are honorable men. I will not do them wrong; I rather choose To wrong the dead, to wrong myself and you, Than I will wrong such honorable men.
adjective 
  1. incorrect, Incorrect or untrue.
Some of your answers were correct, and some were .
    • 1592: w:Shakespeare, William Shakespeare, Richard III; Act II, Scene I, line 54. — Among this princely heap, if any here By false intelligence or surmise Hold me a foe...
      1. assert, Asserting something incorrect or untrue.
      You're : he's not Superman at all.
      1. immoral, Immoral, not good, bad.
      It is to lie.
      1. improper, Improper; unfit; unsuitable.
      A bikini is the thing to wear on a cold day.
      1. Not working; out of order.
      Something is with my cellphone.
      1. design, Designed to be worn or placed inward; as, the side of a garment or of a piece of cloth
adverb 
  1. In a way that isn't right; done incorrectly; wrongly.
I spelled several names wrong in my address book.
Etymology: wrang


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