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wrongful

adjective wrong·ful \ˈrŋ-fəl\

: not legal, fair, or moral

Full Definition of WRONGFUL

1
:  wrong, unjust
2
a :  having no legal sanction :  unlawful
b :  having no legal claim <a wrongful heir>
wrong·ful·ly \-fə-lē\ adverb
wrong·ful·ness noun
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Examples of WRONGFUL

  1. He is suing his former employer for wrongful termination.
  2. <charged with wrongful possession of narcotics>

First Known Use of WRONGFUL

14th century

Rhymes with WRONGFUL

WRONGFULLY Defined for Kids

wrongful

adjective wrong·ful \ˈrŋ-fəl\

Definition of WRONGFUL for Kids

1
:  1wrong 3, unjust
2
:  unlawful

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