Examples of wrongful in a Sentence
He is suing his former employer for wrongful termination.
charged with wrongful possession of narcotics
Recent Examples of wrongful from the Web
Postel said the university was prepared for the possibility that Pitino would sue for wrongful termination and did not rule out the possibility of an out-of-court settlement.
The trial date for the final remaining count in former Auburn baseball coach Sunny Golloway's wrongful termination lawsuit against Auburn's Board of Trustees and multiple athletics administrators was rescheduled Monday.
The report cites wrongful convictions, high costs and pro-life concerns as reasons some conservative legislators have turned to abolition efforts.
In 2013, Brandon Olebar became the first person to receive wrongful-conviction compensation from Washington state after the Innocence Project Northwest convinced King County prosecutors that he had been wrongly convicted of robbery.
State officials proudly point to a law that permits the exonerated to apply for and receive compensation for years of wrongful incarceration.
Provided by Cincinnati Public Schools Cincinnati Public Schools responded this month to the wrongful-death lawsuit from Gabriel Taye’s parents.
Lloyd’s mother still has wrongful-death lawsuit against Hernandez's estate.
But with so many scandals on his watch — including his infamous fling with Karen Sypher — Pitino’s case for wrongful termination would seem fairly flimsy.
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First Known Use of wrongful
Synonymscriminal, felonious, illegitimate, illicit, lawless, unlawful, illegal
Antonymslawful, legal, legitimate
Related Wordsbad, evil, immoral, shameful, sinful, unethical, wicked, wrong; blamable, blameworthy, censurable, reprehensible; banned, barred, contraband, criminalized, disallowed, discouraged, forbidden, interdicted, outlawed, prohibited, proscribed; adulterine, bootleg, unauthorized, unlicensed, unsanctioned; under-the-counter, under-the-table; corrupt, unprincipled, unscrupulous, villainous
Near Antonymsethical, good, just, principled, right, righteous, virtuous; allowed, permitted; authorized, licensed; approved, endorsed (also indorsed), sanctioned; abetted, encouraged, promoted, suggested, supported; correct, decent, decorous, proper, seemly
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legal Definition of wrongful
- a wrongful act or omission
- remained in wrongful occupation of the property
- a wrongful occupant
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