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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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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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In summary: I have argued that Owens's solution to cases of harmless wronging fails to be explanatory, and has implausible consequences for his theory of wrongs.
(1) In this article, I am only concerned with the relational form of wrong that involves one agent's wronging another (e.g., A's wronging B).
(10) Owens maintains, against this, that cases of harmless wronging show that, "For analytical purposes, the central cases...
(16) Defenders of interest-based theories might also argue that, in the cases of purportedly " harmless" wronging under consideration, we in fact have noninstrumental interests in having control over what happens (to us or to our property), and that these interests will be set by the act in question.
I merely want to make clear that IH would seem to presuppose a form of consequentialism about wronging. It does seem, however, that nonconsequentialists will have more resources to motivate views that do not endorse IH.