Definition of wrongful in English:

wrongful

Line breaks: wrong|ful
Pronunciation: /ˈrɒŋfʊl
 
, -f(ə)l/

adjective

Derivatives

wrongfully

adverb
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  • The plaintiff claims that the defendant wrongfully terminated the lease thereby breaching the lease.
  • It was also contended that the claimant was wrongfully dismissed, having resigned in response to the breach of contract alleged.
  • This balance represents the liability of the various defendants and third parties for wrongfully assisting in the breach of trust.

wrongfulness

noun
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  • No attempt is made to assert that the conduct or omission reaches a sufficient level of wrongfulness to warrant the intervention of a criminal court and the imposition of a criminal sanction.
  • If evidence was brought which proved that the child had reached a stage of development whereby he understood the wrongfulness of his act, he would be convicted.
  • In other words, we are going to get into the circumstances of the rightfulness or wrongfulness of the gentleman's removal from this country in the first place.

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