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synonyms for wrongful

  • illegitimate
  • illicit
  • immoral
  • improper
  • reprehensible
  • unethical
  • unfair
  • unjust
  • unlawful
  • blameworthy
  • criminal
  • dishonest
  • dishonorable
  • felonious
  • lawless
  • wicked
See also synonyms for: wrongfully

antonyms for wrongful

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  • authorized
  • blessed
  • ethical
  • fair
  • good
  • honest
  • just
  • legal
  • legitimate
  • moral
  • noble
  • proper
  • right
  • uncorrupt
  • unprejudiced
  • rightful
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An additional 27 lawsuits have been filed for wrongful discharge.
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His department has racked up millions of dollars in legal claims and settlements stemming from wrongful death and medical negligence allegations, the Union-Tribune reported.
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Gore’s department has racked up millions of dollars in legal claims and settlements stemming from wrongful death and medical negligence allegations.
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Moore, who put her career on hold to help overturn Irons’s wrongful conviction, told Good Morning America that they had gotten married over the summer.
WNBA PLAYER MAYA MOORE MARRIES JONATHAN IRONS, THE MAN SHE HELPED FREE FROM PRISONJASMINE GRANTSEPTEMBER 17, 2020ESSENCE.COM
David Randolph Smith, a lawyer who represents Paulette Parr’s widower, acknowledged the FDA’s apparent recognition of Parr’s death and said he is “actively pursuing” Calvin Parr’s wrongful-death lawsuit against Allergan.
THREE MORE WOMEN HAVE DIED FROM CANCER LINKED TO ALLERGAN’S RECALLED BREAST IMPLANTS, FDA SAYSMARIA ASPANAUGUST 24, 2020FORTUNE
They should not be deemed clergy simply to shield their employers from liability for wrongful workplace practices.
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Sometimes the contract states what the offending or wrongful party must pay should he fail to execute it.
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Of course, the wrongful facts or acts of the insured possess a varied character.
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Nevertheless, if his cruelty bears no relation to her wrongful beginnings, she still has good ground for separation.
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Ejectment is the action employed to eject or turn out a wrongful possessor and recover possession of land.
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WORDS RELATED TO WRONGFUL

  • base
  • corrupt
  • evil
  • illegal
  • illicit
  • lawbreaking
  • villainous
  • wrongful
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