Synonyms of wrongful


1. unlawful, wrongful, illegitimate (vs. legitimate)

usage: having no legally established claim; "the wrongful heir to the throne"

2. wrongful, unlawful (vs. lawful)

usage: unlawfully violating the rights of others; "wrongful death"; "a wrongful diversion of trust income"

3. wrongful, unjust (vs. just)

usage: not just or fair; "a wrongful act"; "a wrongful charge"

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Definition and meaning of wrongful (Dictionary)