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Definition of wrong:

  1. Designed to be worn or placed inward; as, the wrong side of a garment or of a piece of cloth.
  2. Deviation or departure from truth or fact; state of falsity; error; as, to be in the wrong.
  3. imp. of Wring. Wrung.
  4. In a wrong manner; not rightly; amiss; morally ill; erroneously; wrongly.
  5. Nonconformity or disobedience to lawful authority, divine or human; deviation from duty; - the opposite of moral right.
  6. Not according to the laws of good morals, whether divine or human; not suitable to the highest and best end; not morally right; deviating from rectitude or duty; not just or equitable; not true; not legal; as, a wrong practice; wrong ideas; wrong inclinations and desires.
  7. Not according to truth; not conforming to fact or intent; not right; mistaken; erroneous; as, a wrong statement.
  8. Not fit or suitable to an end or object; not appropriate for an intended use; not according to rule; unsuitable; improper; incorrect; as, to hold a book with the wrong end uppermost; to take the wrong way.
  9. That which is not right.
  10. To impute evil to unjustly; as, if you suppose me capable of a base act, you wrong me.
  11. To treat with injustice; to deprive of some right, or to withhold some act of justice from; to do undeserved harm to; to deal unjustly with; to injure.
  12. Twisted; wry; as, a wrong nose.
  13. Whatever deviates from moral rectitude; usually, an act that involves evil consequences, as one which inflicts injury on a person; any injury done to, or received from; another; a trespass; a violation of right.


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