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wrongful (adj.)

early 14c., from wrong (n.) + -ful. Related: Wrongfully. Middle English also had adjective wrongous.

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Definitions of wrongful

wrongful (adj.)
having no legally established claim;
the wrongful heir to the throne
Synonyms: unlawful
wrongful (adj.)
unlawfully violating the rights of others;
a wrongful diversion of trust income
wrongful death
wrongful (adj.)
not just or fair;
a wrongful charge
a wrongful act
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