wrong


wrong

adjective

Definition of WRONG

1
falling short of a standard <there is something wrong with this cake—it has a funny taste>
2
having an opinion that does not agree with truth or the facts <I'm sorry, but the latest research proves you wrong>
Synonyms mistaken, wrong
Near Antonyms informed; accurate, exact, precise, true
Antonyms correct, right
4
not being in agreement with what is true <her answer that Thomas Jefferson was the second president of the United States is wrong—it was John Adams, of course>
5
not conforming to a high moral standard; morally unacceptable <was caught doing something wrong>
Related Words base, contemptible, despicable, dirty, disreputable, evil-minded, ignoble, ill, infernal, low, mean, snide, sordid; atrocious, cruel, infamous, nasty; blamable, blameworthy, censurable, objectionable, obscene, offensive, reprehensible; corrupt, debased, debauched, degenerate, depraved, dissolute, libertine, loose, low-minded, perverted, reprobate, scrofulous, sick, unhealthy; cursed (also curst), cussed, defiling, noxious, pernicious, pestilential, ugly, ungodly, unwholesome; banned, barred, condemned, discouraged, forbidden, illegal, interdicted, outlawed, prohibited, proscribed, unauthorized, unclean; disallowed; execrable, lousy, miserable, wretched; errant, erring, fallen, unprincipled, unscrupulous; improper, incorrect, indecent, indecorous, naughty, unbecoming, unseemly, vulgar; dishonest, dishonorable

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