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Synonyms for wrongly

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  1. wronglyadverb

    erroneously, incorrectly, mistakenly

    correctly, rightly

  2. wronglyadverb

    In an unfair or immoral manner; unjustly.

    mistakenly, erroneously, incorrectly

    rightly, correctly

  3. wronglyadverb

    Incorrectly; by error.

    I wrongly assumed that it would be an easy job.

    mistakenly, incorrectly, erroneously

    rightly, correctly

Princeton's WordNet

  1. wronglyadverb

    without justice or fairness

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

    incorrectly, wrong

    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"

    falsely, incorrectly, wrong

    correctly, aright, right

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. wronglyadjective

    erroneously, WRONG, amiss

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How to use wrongly in a sentence?

  1. Beppe Sala:

    Many have referred to that video with a hashtag #MilanWillNotStop. It was a video which went viral on the internet. Everyone was sharing it, I also shared it, rightly or wrongly, probably wrongly.

  2. Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis:

    One part of the negotiations will be on what will happen to these bonds which unfortunately and wrongly Mr Trichet bought, i see it as a mistake - but the ECB did this with the aim of keeping us in the markets in 2010. They failed.

  3. Egyptian Baher Mohamed:

    There are no words to describe how it feels when you are wrongly convicted and sitting in a cold cell, infested with insects, nurturing a broken shoulder, sitting in that prison cell, it was difficult not to feel betrayed and abandoned by Prime Minister Harper.

  4. Elizabeth Gaskell:

    How easy it is to judge rightly after one sees what evil comes from judging wrongly!

  5. Doris Lessing:

    Think wrongly if you please, but in all cases think for yourself.

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