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WRONG, adjective Literally wrung, twisted or turned from a straight line or even surface. Hence,

1. Not physically right; not fit or suitable; as the wrong side of a garment. You hold the book the wrong end uppermost. There may be something wrong in the construction of a watch or an edifice.

2. Not morally right; that deviates from the line of rectitude prescribed by God; not just or equitable; not right or proper; not legal; erroneous; as a wrong practice; wrong ideas; a wrong course of life; wrong measures; wrong inclinations and desires; a wrong application of talents; wrong judgment. Habakkuk 1:4.

3. Erroneous; not according to truth; as a wrong statement.

WRONG, noun Whatever deviates from moral rectitude; any injury done to another; a trespass; a violation of right. Wrongs are private or public. Private wrongs are civil injuries, immediately affecting individuals; public wrongs are crimes and misdemeanors which affect the community.

Sarai said to Abraham, my wrong be on thee. Genesis 16:5.

Friend, I do thee no wrong Matthew 20:13.

The obligation to redress a wrong is at least as binding as that of paying a debt.

WRONG, adverb Not rightly; amiss; morally ill; erroneously.

Ten censure wrong for one that writes amiss.

WRONG, verb transitive

1. To injure; to treat with injustice; to deprive of some right, or to withhold some act of justice from. We wrong a man, when we defraud him, and when we trespass on his property. We wrong a man, when we neglect to pay him his due. Phile 18.

2. To do injustice to by imputation; to impute evil unjustly. If you suppose me capable of a base act, you wrong me.