Italian courts convicted Knox after wrongly holding her former boss in jail for two weeks based on her interrogation.
Every image reveals how wrongly the world has seen and judged Adolf Hitler.
The symbolism is strong, immediate, and I felt—perhaps wrongly, after all who knows what goes on in his mind?
In this they are right, another war will be blamed on America rightly or wrongly.
Westerners wrongly assumed Chinese people were up in arms that Jackie Chan said they "need to be controlled."
Roman women liked Plato's Republic for the licence they wrongly supposed it gave.
The tale is that tale of Gamelyn, wrongly attributed to Chaucer.
Thus, rightly or wrongly, the Pandus were brought into the family of the Kurus.
Because I believe that, rightly or wrongly, I shall one day belong to you.
An old saw well applied is excellent, detestable when wrongly introduced.
late Old English, "twisted, crooked, wry," from Old Norse rangr, earlier *wrangr "crooked, wry, wrong," from Proto-Germanic *wrangaz (cf. Danish vrang "crooked, wrong," Middle Dutch wranc, Dutch wrang "sour, bitter," literally "that which distorts the mouth"), from PIE *wrengh- "to turn" (see wring).
Sense of "not right, bad, immoral, unjust" developed by c.1300. Wrong thus is etymologically a negative of right (from Latin rectus, literally "straight"). Latin pravus was literally "crooked," but most commonly "wrong, bad;" and other words for "crooked" also have meant "wrong" in Italian and Slavic. Cf. also French tort "wrong, injustice," from Latin tortus "twisted." Wrong-headed first recorded 1732. To get up on the wrong side (of the bed) "be in a bad mood" is recorded from 1801.
"that which is improper or unjust," c.1100, from wrong (adj.). Meaning "an unjust action" is recorded from c.1200.
"to do wrong to," early 14c., from wrong (adj.). Related: Wronged; wronging.