- In a wrongful manner; unjustly.
- 1595 December 9 (first known performance), William Shakespeare, “The life and death of King Richard the Second”, in Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies: Published According to the True Originall Copies (First Folio), London: Printed by Isaac Iaggard, and Ed[ward] Blount, published 1623, OCLC 606515358, [Act II, scene i], page 29, column 2:
- If you do wrongfully ſeize Herford's right, / call in his Letters Patents that he hath / By his Atturneyes generall, to ſue […]
- 2002, Joe Borgenicht, The Action Hero's Handbook, Quirk Books, page 36 
- Wrongfully imprisoned action heroes rarely have the time to wait for an appeal.
- English: wrongfully