wrongous

adjective wrong·ous \ ˈrȯŋəs also ˈräŋ- \

Definition of wrongous

1 :characterized by unfairness :iniquitous, wrongful
2 :lacking propriety :unfitting
3 :illegal, unlawful
  • wrongous imprisonment

wrongously

adverb

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Origin and Etymology of wrongous

alteration (influenced by -ous) of earlier wrongus, wrangus, from Middle English wrongwise, wrongwis wrangwis, from wrong, wrang, adjective, wrong + wise, wis wise


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