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  1. wronglyadverb

    Synonyms:
    erroneously, incorrectly, mistakenly

    Antonyms:
    correctly, rightly

  2. wronglyadverb

    In an unfair or immoral manner; unjustly.

    Synonyms:
    mistakenly, erroneously, incorrectly

    Antonyms:
    rightly, correctly

  3. wronglyadverb

    Incorrectly; by error.

    I wrongly assumed that it would be an easy job.

    Synonyms:
    mistakenly, incorrectly, erroneously

    Antonyms:
    rightly, correctly

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. wronglyadverb

    without justice or fairness

    "wouldst not play false and yet would wrongly win"- Shakespeare

    Synonyms:
    incorrectly, wrong

    Antonyms:
    right, correctly, aright

  2. incorrectly, wrongly, wrongadverb

    in an inaccurate manner

    "he decided to reveal the details only after other sources had reported them incorrectly"; "she guessed wrong"

    Synonyms:
    falsely, incorrectly, wrong

    Antonyms:
    correctly, aright, right

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. wronglyadjective

    Synonyms:
    erroneously, WRONG, amiss

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#1673wrong
#16206incorrectly
#22598improperly
#26399wrongly
#26408falsely
#30257mistakenly
#30416unfairly
#33119unduly
#37095erroneously
#41078inappropriately
#51455unjustly
#53536wrongfully
#88388inaccurately
#135764unjustifiably

How to use wrongly in a sentence?

  1. Michael Bloomberg:

    Democrats wrongly blame the private sector for our problems.

  2. Garen Wintemute:

    We are having a national conversation about whether black lives matter, and one of the reasons we have not done a better job of preventing firearm violence is that we think – wrongly – that it primarily affects young black men, the data show that the societal burden of firearm violence falls predominately on older white men and involves primarily suicide, not homicide.

  3. Steven Kwon:

    According to the Inspector General, there was a mistake but no one acted wrongly, and I’m left wondering, how can that be? clearly, good military intentions are not enough when the outcome is 10 precious Afghan civilian lives lost and reputations ruined.

  4. Julia Wyman:

    Our aim is to ensure those looking to purchase a firearm are aware of the potential risks [and to promote responsible gun ownership], often gun purchasers wrongly believe guns will keep them safe when, in fact, a gun in the home greatly increases the risk of homicide and suicide. This sets the record straight so consumers can make an informed choice to buy a firearm or not.

  5. Ryan Seacrest:

    What Happened After I was Wrongly Accused of Harassment.


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