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EtymologyEdit

wrong +‎ -ly

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wrongly (comparative more wrongly, superlative most wrongly)

  1. In an unfair or immoral manner; unjustly.
  2. Incorrectly; by error.
    I wrongly assumed that it would be an easy job.

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In American English, this word usually has a moral connotation, although it is not wrong to use "wrongly" as the opposite of "correctly".

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