Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In a wrong or erroneous manner; unjustly; mistakenly.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adv. In a wrong manner; unjustly; erroneously; wrong; amiss.
- adv. without justice or fairness
- adv. in an inaccurate manner
“[D] eclined to use the term "layoffs" in connection with the firm's actions, saying the term wrongly implied the attorneys were let go because business at the firm had slackened.”
“Since Markman, 32.4% of overall claim terms were "wrongly" construed by the lower court, and 38.2% of cases had at least one term wrongly construed.”
“Essentially, our expectation, rightly or wrongly, is that helping ourselves will get us into trouble with the police, while calling the police will achieve very little for the sort of mindless (and relatively minor) anti-social behaviour that actually really upsets people.”
“Moreover, the call wrongly attributes altruistic motives to the Philadelphia Eagles, suggesting the organization wanted to affect the perception of convicted felons more than they wanted to pad their bottom line or win a Super Bowl.”
“… Another generalized consequence of incentive caused bias is that man tends to “game” all human systems, often displaying great ingenuity in wrongly serving himself at the expense of others.”
“McCain wrongly claimed that Baghdad was mostly normal.”
“McCain wrongly claimed he never supported amnesty.”
“The Republicans are also using the situation to massively propagandize against "socialism," a word wrongly attributed to any health care bill in Congress.”
“Mr Gallanagh told the court that Martin wrongly believed that her husband was having an affair.”
“The worst thing would be if the people once again wrongly conclude that Fatah will feel the desperate need to make a deal and so will accept “peace” conditions that no human beings would accept as peace.”
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