wrongful

Part of speech: adverb

Wrongly.

Part of speech: adverb

Wrongfully.

Part of speech: noun

WRONGFULNESS.

Part of speech: adjective

Characterized by wrong or injustice.

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Usage examples "wrongful":

  1. Now, no words: your salary will be paid to you till the end of the month, and if you would like to bring an action for wrongful dismissal, why, I'm your man. - "Mr. Meeson's Will", H. Rider Haggard.
  2. They do not grant relief to any party injured by the wrongful acts which are the subject of the accusation. - "The American Judiciary", Simeon E. Baldwin, LLD.
  3. Let us take the case of deceiving a friend to his detriment: which is the more wrongful- to do so voluntarily or unintentionally? - "The Memorabilia Recollections of Socrates", Xenophon.