Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. That which is not right; wrong; injustice.
  • v. To make wrong.
  • adj. Not right; unrighteous; unjust; wrong.
  • adv. Wrongly.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Not right; wrong.
  • n. A wrong.
  • transitive v. To cause (something right) to become wrong.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Not right; unrighteous; unjust; wrong.
  • n. That which is unright or not right; wrong; injustice.
  • Wrongly.
  • To make wrong.

Etymologies

From Middle English, from Old English unriht ("wrong, sin, vice, wickedness, evil, injustice, oppression, a wrong act"), equivalent to un- +‎ right. Cognate with Scots unricht ("wrongdoing, injustice"), Dutch onrecht ("injustice, inequity, wrong"), German Unrecht ("injustice"), Swedish orätt ("injustice, wrong, sin"). (Wiktionary)
From Middle English unrighten, from unright ("unright", adj.). (Wiktionary)
From Middle English, from Old English unriht ("wrong, unrighteous, wicked, false, unlawful"), from Proto-Germanic *unrehtaz (“unright”), equivalent to un- +‎ right. Cognate with Scots unricht ("unfair, unjust"), Dutch onrecht ("wrong"), German unrecht ("wrong"), Swedish orätt ("wrong"). (Wiktionary)
From Middle English, from Old English unrihte ("wrongly, crookedly, unjustly"), equivalent to un- +‎ right. (Wiktionary)

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