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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

References in classic literature ?
If it's white instead of black, and solid instead of liquid, and so on all along the line--then there's something wrong, Monsieur, there's something wrong.
Now Dreyfus went on like a man who knew he was a wronged man.
"It may be psychologically possible," answered Flambeau, "and it certainly would explain Dreyfus being certain he was wronged and his judges being sure he was guilty.
OEDIPUS O Theseus, I have suffered wrongs on wrongs.
OEDIPUS They mark us both and understand that I Wronged by the deeds defend myself with words.
I felt just as if I had done something wrong. I think my brain is breaking up; I feel some sort of desperate pleasure in thinking I have told the thing to somebody; that I shall not have to be alone with it if I marry and have children.
But I was all wrong from the very first, and horrible wrong has come of it.
I hate to have him do so, and tried to stop it, but went to work the wrong way, so we got into a mess."
"He is all ready to make up if you don't say much, for he owned to me he was wrong; but I don't think he will own it to you, in words," began Rose.
I always make trouble by trying to help, and then letting out the wrong thing," sighed Rose, much depressed by her slip of the tongue.
'Even if my own wrong had prevailed with me, and my own vengeance had moved me, could I have found no justification?
The mystery of the noises was out now; Affery, like greater people, had always been right in her facts, and always wrong in the theories she deduced from them.
But the digging and shovelling and carrying away went on without intermission, until the ruins were all dug out, and the cellars opened to the light; and still no Flintwinch, living or dead, all right or all wrong, had been turned up by pick or spade.
We have been long expecting that you would tell us something about the family life of your citizens--how they will bring children into the world, and rear them when they have arrived, and, in general, what is the nature of this community of women and children-for we are of opinion that the right or wrong management of such matters will have a great and paramount influence on the State for good or for evil.
The CTO asked wardens and field officers to take strict action against wrong parking, All-out efforts are being made to regulate city traffic, he said and urged the citizens to cooperate with Traffic Police so that traffic problems could be resolved and people could be facilitated regarding smooth flow of traffic on city roads.