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1. wrong

adjective. ['ˈrɔŋ'] not correct; not in conformity with fact or truth.

Synonyms

  • correctness
  • erroneous
  • fallacious
  • improper
  • inaccurate
  • incorrect
  • mistaken
  • false

Antonyms

  • right
  • accurate
  • wrongness
  • true
  • correct
  • incorrectness

Etymology

  • wrong (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wrang (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Wrong

  • vietcong
  • guangdong
  • yearlong
  • xudong
  • see-kiong
  • prolong
  • lifelong
  • hong-kong
  • drepung
  • zedong
  • yuzong
  • xuedong
  • strong
  • sprong
  • pudong
  • hmong
  • delong
  • dejongh
  • dejonge
  • dejong
  • belong
  • vuong
  • truong
  • throng
  • stong
  • spong
  • sarong
  • quang
  • prong
  • phuong

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Pronounce wrong as rɔŋ.

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Sentences with wrong


1. Adjective
Stitch the ribbon to the wrong side of the lace by hand using a blind stitch.

Quotes about wrong


1. I believe that everything happens for a reason. People change so that you can learn to let go, things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they're right, you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself, and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.
- Marilyn Monroe

2. Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none.
- William Shakespeare, All's Well That Ends Well

3. Have you fallen in love with the wrong person yet?'Jace said, "Unfortunately, Lady of the Haven, my one true love remains myself."..."At least,"she said, "you don't have to worry about rejection, Jace Wayland.""Not necessarily. I turn myself down occasionally, just to keep it interesting.
- Cassandra Clare, City of Bones

2. wrong

adjective. ['ˈrɔŋ'] contrary to conscience or morality or law.

Synonyms

  • rightness
  • misguided
  • reprehensible
  • unethical
  • evil
  • unjust
  • immoral
  • improper
  • criminal
  • condemnable
  • deplorable
  • wicked
  • vicious
  • mistaken

Antonyms

  • proper
  • ethical
  • right
  • good
  • just
  • wrongness
  • virtuous

Etymology

  • wrong (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wrang (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. wrong

adjective. ['ˈrɔŋ'] not appropriate for a purpose or occasion.

Synonyms

  • inappropriate

Antonyms

  • genuine
  • legitimate

Etymology

  • wrong (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wrang (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. wrong

adjective. ['ˈrɔŋ'] not functioning properly.

Synonyms

  • amiss
  • haywire
  • malfunctioning
  • awry

Antonyms

  • incorrect
  • improperness
  • inappropriateness
  • impropriety

Etymology

  • wrong (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wrang (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. wrong

noun. ['ˈrɔŋ'] that which is contrary to the principles of justice or law.

Synonyms

  • injustice
  • unjustness

Antonyms

  • justice
  • right
  • fair

Etymology

  • wrong (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wrang (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. wrong

noun. ['ˈrɔŋ'] any harm or injury resulting from a violation of a legal right.

Synonyms

  • legal injury
  • injury

Antonyms

  • beneficent
  • unfairness
  • impartial

Etymology

  • wrong (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wrang (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. wrong

adverb. ['ˈrɔŋ'] in an inaccurate manner.

Synonyms

  • incorrectly

Antonyms

  • right
  • beneficence

Etymology

  • wrong (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wrang (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. wrong

verb. ['ˈrɔŋ'] treat unjustly; do wrong to.

Synonyms

  • aggrieve
  • do by
  • sandbag
  • victimize
  • victimise
  • handle

Antonyms

  • inequity
  • honorable
  • equitable
  • chaste

Etymology

  • wrong (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wrang (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. wrong

adjective. ['ˈrɔŋ'] used of the side of cloth or clothing intended to face inward.

Antonyms

  • inoffensive

Etymology

  • wrong (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wrang (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. wrong

adjective. ['ˈrɔŋ'] based on or acting or judging in error.

Antonyms

  • superior

Etymology

  • wrong (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wrang (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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