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wrong·ful

wrongful

 
pronunciation:
rawng fl
features:
Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: opposite what is right or fair; unjust.
His wrongful imprisonment cost him twelve years of his life.
antonyms:
fair, rightful
similar words:
shameful
definition 2: unlawful.
theft, arson, and other wrongful acts
synonyms:
illegal
antonyms:
lawful, legal
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derivations: wrongfully (adv.), wrongfulness (n.)