Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Unjustly; wrongfully; unfairly.

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Examples

  • The young man fell down before me, and kissed my hands and feet, saying, “O Protector, of thy mercy, save me from him who would slay me wrongously!”

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Now he went forth this day to his garden, to refresh himself amongst its trees and pluck the ripe fruits, when this young man slew him wrongously and swerved from the road of righteousness; wherefore we demand of thee the retribution of his crime and call upon thee to pass judgement upon him, according to the commandment of Allah.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Ho! Emir, let these folk go, for they are wrongously accused.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • When the cold season returned, the corn swelled out and became as before, whereupon he knew that he had slain his wife wrongously and wickedly, and he repented whenas repentance availed him naught.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Upon this the man, not knowing the case nor smoking the plot, waxed exceeding wroth; and, holding that his wife had been wrongously accused, put forth his hand and pulling the

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • She's been my lil sweetheart since she was a slip of a girl, and slapped the schoolmaster for bating me wrongously.

    The Manxman A Novel - 1895

  • When the cold season returned, the corn swelled out and became as before, whereupon he knew that he had slain his wife wrongously and wickedly, and he repented whenas repentance availed him naught.

    Arabian nights. English

  • The young man fell down before me, and kissed my hands and feet, saying, "O Protector, of thy mercy, save me from him who would slay me wrongously!"

    Arabian nights. English

  • Kamar la-Zaman opened the two bundles and fell to turning over his sons 'clothes and weeping, it so came to pass that he found, in the pocket of his son As'ad's raiment, a letter in the hand of his wife enclosing her hair strings; so he opened and read it and understanding the contents knew that the Prince had been falsely accused and wrongously.

    Arabian nights. English

  • Answered he, "In truth thy man slew my two brothers wrongously and causelessly!"

    Arabian nights. English

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