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  • as inat fault
  • as inculpable
  • as inguilty

synonyms for in the wrong

  • blameworthy
  • culpable
  • erring
  • guilty
  • in error
  • liable
  • on one's head
  • responsible
  • to blame
  • wrong
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How to use in the wrong in a sentence

Sleek finds it far harder work than fortune-making; but he pursues his Will-o'-the-Wisp with untiring energy.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
He asked what time was usually spent in determining between right and wrong, and what degree of expense?
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
To see a part of my scheme, from which I had hoped so much, go wrong before my eyes is maddening!
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
So far as the right or wrong of having contraband whisky was concerned, I don't think any one gave it a second thought.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
Strange to say, the silken cord yielded to the first pull, as if nothing had been wrong with it at all!
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
Of Liszt the first part of this is not true, for if he strikes a wrong note it is simply because he chooses to be careless.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
Liszt sometimes strikes wrong notes when he plays, but it does not trouble him in the least.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
Such throats are trying, are they not?In case one catches cold; Ah, yes!
BOYS AND GIRLS BOOKSHELF; A PRACTICAL PLAN OF CHARACTER BUILDING, VOLUME I (OF 17)VARIOUS
I have never known a trader in philanthropy who was not wrong in his head or heart somewhere or other.
PEARLS OF THOUGHTMATURIN M. BALLOU
If he didn't give it to me, I took it, for fear I should be led to do anything wrong, through not having it.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO IN THE WRONG

  • blameworthy
  • culpable
  • erring
  • guilty
  • in error
  • in the wrong
  • liable
  • on one's head
  • responsible
  • to blame
  • wrong
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.