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Synonyms for wrongful
ˈrɔŋ fəl, ˈrɒŋ-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. unlawful, wrongful(adj)

    having no legally established claim

    "the wrongful heir to the throne"

    Synonyms:
    unlawful, illicit, outlaw(a), improper, outlawed, unconventional, illegitimate

    Antonyms:
    lawful, legitimate, just

  2. wrongful(adj)

    unlawfully violating the rights of others

    "wrongful death"; "a wrongful diversion of trust income"

    Synonyms:
    unlawful

    Antonyms:
    just, lawful, legitimate

  3. wrongful(adj)

    not just or fair

    "a wrongful act"; "a wrongful charge"

    Synonyms:
    unlawful

    Antonyms:
    just, lawful, legitimate

Wiktionary

  1. wrongful(adjective)

    unlawful or illegal

    Antonyms:
    rightful

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. wrongful

    Synonyms:
    unfair, unjust, dishonest, wrong, iniquitous

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. wrongful(a.)

    Synonyms:
    unjust, unfair, WRONG

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    illicit, unlawful, illegal, lawless, unscrupulous, unjustified, unruly, undue, unwarranted

How to pronounce wrongful?

Alex
Alex
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Veena
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How to say wrongful in sign language?

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#3556illegal
#10658unfair
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#13530improper
#16417wrongful
#18565illicit
#21803undue
#23330unjust
#27020unconventional
#27285dishonest
#31251lawless
#34558illegitimate
#37717unwarranted
#39714unruly
#39825outlawed
#40761unjustified
#40826unscrupulous
#170004iniquitous

How to use wrongful in a sentence?

  1. Mario Lopez:

    This is killing the Republican Party and setting back the cause of Republican victory for sure, there is no question that Latino perceptions of the GOP are suffering a serious setback at the hands of Trump and those who back his wrongful and noxious language.

  2. Justin Brooks:

    Bad eyewitness identifications are one of the leading causes of wrongful convictions, it's amazing that Vargas will finally be released after more than 16 years of wrongful incarceration. It's time for him to get back to his family and his life. Hopefully, this new evidence will help police catch the true perpetrator.

  3. Rodney Zell:

    I am so grateful that new technology is finally able to meet the incredibly high thresholds for righting wrongful convictions in Georgia.

  4. Bruce Rauner:

    We are intent on avoiding wrongful convictions and the injustice of inconsistency.

  5. Ken Thompson:

    Wrongful convictions ultimately destroy the lives of the people who are wrongfully convicted, as well as their families, and also do great damage to the integrity of the justice system, the people of Brooklyn elected me to ensure that justice is done and that is what my decision to vacate Derrick Hamilton’s conviction reflects.


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