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synonyms for wrong

  • amiss
  • awry
  • bad
  • erroneous
  • false
  • inaccurate
  • misguided
  • mistaken
  • unsound
  • untrue
  • erring
  • fluffed
  • miscalculated
  • misconstrued
  • mishandled
  • out
  • askew
  • astray
  • at fault
  • counterfactual
  • defective
  • erratic
  • fallacious
  • faulty
  • in error
  • inexact
  • misfigured
  • not precise
  • not right
  • not working
  • off-target
  • on the wrong track
  • out of commission
  • out of line
  • out of order
  • perverse
  • rotten
  • sophistical
  • specious
  • spurious
  • ungrounded
  • unsatisfactory
  • unsubstantial
  • wide
See also synonyms for: wronged / wrongs
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antonyms for wrong

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  • OK
  • accurate
  • correct
  • good
  • honest
  • just
  • precise
  • right
  • sound
  • true
  • valid
  • acceptable
  • appropriate
  • decent
  • moral
  • suitable
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    How to use wrong in a sentence

    Wharton School professor Adam Grant has spent a lot of time studying what’s wrong with job interviews.
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    It was generated by researchers to illustrate what can go wrong when you try to classify people as responders or non-responders based on a single set of measurements.
    WHY ALTITUDE TRAINING HELPS SOME BUT NOT OTHERSALEX HUTCHINSONSEPTEMBER 11, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
    Rather, the history of science is full of mistakes and wrong turns.
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    Hemmerling emailed the person back saying she had been ticketed under the wrong code section and would not have to pay or go to court.
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    Most of us, most of the time, think and act as though there are facts about good and bad, right and wrong.
    THE UNIVERSE KNOWS RIGHT FROM WRONG - ISSUE 89: THE DARK SIDEPHILIP GOFFSEPTEMBER 9, 2020NAUTILUS
    Coincidentally, it’s the same reason all of those “Peak Google” predictions back in 2014 and 2015 turned out to be so wrong—and explains why AT&T is looking to sell Xandr, as Adam discussed yesterday.
    WHY WE DON’T NEED TO BREAK UP GOOGLEAARON PRESSMANSEPTEMBER 4, 2020FORTUNE
    So when she grew too weak to get out of bed, her children knew something was wrong.
    SENT HOME TO DIEBY ANNIE WALDMAN AND JOSHUA KAPLANSEPTEMBER 2, 2020PROPUBLICA
    I mean, really in the South, you can’t go wrong with food, but Nashville, they got some good food here.
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    You’re doing it wrong, but don’t worry they have an answer for you.
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    The first thing to do is to check that the site isn’t doing anything visibly wrong or nefarious to win ad revenue.
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