AskDefine | Define wrongfully

The Collaborative Dictionary

Wrongful \Wrong"ful\, a. Full of wrong; injurious; unjust; unfair; as, a wrongful taking of property; wrongful dealing. -- Wrong"ful*ly, adv. -- Wrong"ful*ness, n. [1913 Webster]

Word Net

wrongfully adv : by law; conforming to the law; "we are lawfully wedded now" [syn: legally, lawfully, de jure] [ant: unlawfully]

English

Adverb

  1. In a wrongful manner; unjustly.

Translations

unjustly
  • Hungarian: jogtalanul, igazságtalanul
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