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Synonyms for wrong

get someone wrong

go wrong: make a mistake

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go wrong: break down

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go wrong: lapse

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in the wrong

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Synonyms for wrong

that which is contrary to the principles of justice or law

any harm or injury resulting from a violation of a legal right

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not correct

contrary to conscience or morality or law

not appropriate for a purpose or occasion

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not functioning properly

based on or acting or judging in error

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not in accord with established usage or procedure

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used of the side of cloth or clothing intended to face inward

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badly timed

characterized by errors

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in an inaccurate manner

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Dennis Hayes, who led the first Earth Day organization and who stepped away from a law practice to take charge of this April's event, has done some serious thinking about that 20-year period and what went wrong.
Everything that could go wrong on the day went wrong.
He added: "Whether something went wrong, we will discover in due course and if there is something that went wrong then we will address that.
THE STORY: Documentary maker Chris Waitt trawls through his failed relationships, talking to his exes to find out just what went wrong.
AMERSEYSIDE man who caused a scrap yard colleague to be engulfed in flames during a prank that went wrong has been jailed for seven years.
For 50 plus years I have tried to work out where I went wrong and why I failed to emulate his success.
The Federal Aviation Administration is looking at the equipment to determine what went wrong,'' LAX spokesman Paul Haney said.
A POLICEMAN was shot and wounded yesterday as an undercover operation went wrong.
A man was taken to hospital in the early today after a drunken prank went wrong.
Recounting the volatile relationship between Ronald Reagan and his on-again, off-again campaign manager John Sears, Klein blames Sears for everything that went wrong in 76 and everything that almost went wrong in '80.
Fire crews were called to Ravensthorpe after an amateur fish smoking operation went wrong.
Tom Flaherty, his trainer, said yesterday: "Everything that could have gone wrong went wrong and he found all sorts of trouble, but to be fair most of it was of his own making.
A POLICEMAN was shot and wounded yesterday when an undercover operation went wrong.
There are things that went wrong, but on the other hand the vast majority of things went right.