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Meaning of "wrongfully" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF WRONGFULLY

wrongfully  [ˈrɒŋfʊlɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF WRONGFULLY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Wrongfully is an adverb.
The adverb is an invariable part of the sentence that can change, explain or simplify a verb or another adverb.

WHAT DOES WRONGFULLY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of wrongfully in the English dictionary

The definition of wrongfully in the dictionary is illegally, immorally or unjustly.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH WRONGFULLY


carefully
ˈkeəfʊlɪ
delightfully
dɪˈlaɪtfʊlɪ
faithfully
ˈfeɪθfʊlɪ
forcefully
ˈfɔːsfʊlɪ
fully
ˈfʊlɪ
gracefully
ˈɡreɪsfʊlɪ
gratefully
ˈɡreɪtfʊlɪ
hopefully
ˈhəʊpfʊlɪ
lawfully
ˈlɔːfʊlɪ
meaningfully
ˈmiːnɪŋfʊlɪ
painfully
ˈpeɪnfʊlɪ
peacefully
ˈpiːsfʊlɪ
respectfully
rɪˈspɛktfʊlɪ
songfully
ˈsɒŋfʊlɪ
successfully
səkˈsɛsfʊlɪ
tastefully
ˈteɪstfʊlɪ
thankfully
ˈθæŋkfʊlɪ
thoughtfully
ˈθɔːtfʊlɪ
truthfully
ˈtruːθfʊlɪ
wonderfully
ˈwʌndəfʊlɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE WRONGFULLY

wrong ´un
wrong end of the stick
wrong fount
wrong number
wrong-foot
wrong-headed
wrong-headedly
wrong-headedness
wrongdoer
wrongdoing
wronger
wrongful
wrongful arrest
wrongful dismissal
wrongful trading
wrongfulness
wrongly
wrongness
wrongous
wrongously

WORDS THAT END LIKE WRONGFULLY

artfully
awfully
beautifully
blissfully
bully
cheerfully
fruitfully
healthfully
joyfully
masterfully
playfully
purposefully
rightfully
sinfully
skillfully
unlawfully
unmercifully
unsuccessfully
usefully
willfully
woefully

Synonyms and antonyms of wrongfully in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «wrongfully» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF WRONGFULLY

Find out the translation of wrongfully to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of wrongfully from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «wrongfully» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

含冤
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

injustamente
570 millions of speakers

English

wrongfully
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

गलत
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

ظلما
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

неправомерно
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

injustamente
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

অন্যায়ত
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

injustement
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Salah
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

zu Unrecht
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

不当に
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

부당하게
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Salah
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

sai
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பொய்க்குற்றம்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

चुकीने
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

haksız yere
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

ingiustamente
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

bezprawnie
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

неправомірно
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

pe nedrept
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

αδίκως
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

onregmatig
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

felaktigt
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

urettmessig
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of wrongfully

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «WRONGFULLY»

The term «wrongfully» is quite widely used and occupies the 43.892 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «WRONGFULLY» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about wrongfully

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «WRONGFULLY»

Discover the use of wrongfully in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to wrongfully and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Surviving Justice: America's Wrongfully Convicted and Exonerated
Collecting the voices and stories of the exonerees for whom life is forever framed by extraordinary injustice, this first title in the Voice of Witness Project series of oral narratives is a joint project between "McSweeney's" and the ...
Lola Vollen, Dave Eggers, 2005
2
Lori: My Daughter, Wrongfully Imprisoned in Peru
Discusses the fight to free an American student who has been imprisoned for six years in a Peruvian jail after being charged as a leader of a terrorist group, convicted improperly, and sentenced to life with no chance of parole.
Rhoda Berenson, 2001
3
Wrongfully Shackled
There might be a ton of questions. Experience the answers and truth through the eyes of someone that has been there. The author will not sugarcoat the reality nor does he want this book to be "politically correct.
Bernie Tocholke, 2012
4
Wrongfully Accused: Innocent People on Death Row
Easy to read, up-to-the-minute accounts of inmates on death row for crimes they did not commit and the efforts to exonerate them before they are executed.
Nora Rock, 2006
5
Wrongfully Accused
Detective Gabriel Hugo has never been able to forget Kate Franklin.
Ana Barrons, 2013
6
Wrongfully Accused: When Innocence Is Not Enough
Special thanks to Eglė Žiedelytė* for allowing me to use the painting Recollection for the cover of Wrongfully Accused. The painting captures the essence of one's disbelief when wrongfully accused and expresses the hope that justice will ...
Kollin L. Taylor, 2014
7
Wrongfully Accused #2: 15 More People Sentenced to Prison ...
Evans' case attractedso much attention because he wasthe victim of botha serialkiller and a miscarriage ofjustice. Like many wrongfully accused individuals, Evanswas accused of murder because hewasin the wrong placeat thewrong time .
William Webb, 2013
8
Wrongfully Accused: 15 People Sentenced to Prison for a ...
It's rare that a wrongfully convicted individual getsachance to prove his innocence in a second trial, and rarer that a convicted murderer is exonerated by a juror, yet that's exactly what happened in the case of North Carolina death row inmate ...
William Webb, 2013
9
Islamic Law Texts
(See Articles 27, 28 and 29). Article 903. Any increase in the property wrongfully appropriated belongs to the owner thereof. If the person wrongfully appropriating such property consumes such increase, he is bound to make good the loss.
10
The Asiatic Journal and Monthly Miscellany
(<0 In the last illustration, if the dog is not really savage, but if A voluntarily causes Z to think that it is savage, and thereby prevents Z from going along the path, A wrongfully restrains Z. 331. Whoever wrongfully restrains any person in such a ...
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10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «WRONGFULLY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term wrongfully is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Milwaukee must pay wrongfully convicted man $1 million, jury rules
A man who spent six years in prison after being wrongfully convicted of a murder actually committed by serial killer Walter Ellis won a $1 million jury verdict ... «Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Jun 15»
2
Wrongfully-convicted man who spent 39 years in prison sues …
... know substantially more about the fallibility of eyewitness identifications. Too many people have been sent to prison wrongfully based on bogus identifications. «fox8.com, May 15»
3
Bill Offers Payments to People Wrongfully Convicted of a Crime
The legislation would provide $60,000 in reimbursement for each year of wrongful imprisonment and cover economic damages such as lost wages, attorney ... «WILX-TV, May 15»
4
Longest-serving wrongfully convicted man 'finally free'
Hanline is the longest-serving California inmate to be wrongfully convicted of a crime. But the possibility of a retrial still hung over him. After his conviction was ... «Los Angeles Times, Apr 15»
5
Council OKs $6.5 million for wrongfully convicted man
Chaunte Ott, a man who was wrongfully convicted of a 1995 homicide and spent 13 years in prison before his release in 2009, will be paid $6.5 million by the ... «Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Apr 15»
6
Men wrongfully convicted may collect $40000 for each year in prison
Three exonerated men once convicted and sentenced to death in a 1975 murder were wrongfully imprisoned, an Ohio judge declared, opening the door for ... «The Guardian, Feb 15»
7
Court awards $32000 to wrongfully imprisoned Ashtabula man
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Court of Claims has awarded an ex-inmate about $32,000 for wrongful imprisonment after an appeals court said there ... «fox8.com, Feb 15»
8
Wrongfully convicted Connecticut man awarded $6 million …
(Reuters) - A Connecticut man who spent 21 years in prison after being wrongfully convicted of rape and murder was awarded $6 million on Thursday in the first ... «AOL News, Jan 15»
9
Raury Pays Tribute to the 'Wrongfully Murdered' in New Song 'Fly'
The multi-talented Atlanta wunderkind Raury released his first song of 2015 on Wednesday (Jan. 14): "Fly," a tender, moving track written after the singer learned ... «Billboard, Jan 15»
10
Wrongfully convicted man spends 21 years in prison, dies 11 …
... the system needs to change. In another tragic case, wrongfully convicted William Lopez died from an asthma attack last year after being exonerated in 2013. «New York's PIX11 / WPIX-TV, Jan 15»

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