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- adj. Constituting a wrong; unjust; wrongful; improper.
- adj. Not right; unjust; illegal.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Constituting, or of the nature of, a wrong; unjust; wrongful.
- adj. Not right; illegal.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Wrongful; unjust; improper.
- In Scots law, not right; unjust; illegal: as, wrongous imprisonment.
From Middle English wrongous, for earlier wrongwis, wrangwis, from Old English wrongwīs, wrangwīs ("wrongous, rough, uneven"), equivalent to wrong + -wise. Cognate with Swedish vrångvis ("wrong, iniquitous"). See wrong, and compare righteous. (Wiktionary)