Adjective Definition


1.Definition: badly timed

"It was the wrong moment for a joke"

Related Adjective(s):unseasonable, untimely

2.Definition: based on or acting or judging in error

"It is wrong to think that way"

3.Definition: characterized by errors; not agreeing with a model or not following established rules

"The wrong side of the road"

Related Adjective(s):faulty, incorrect

4.Definition: contrary to conscience or morality or law

"It is wrong for the rich to take advantage of the poor", "Cheating is wrong", "It is wrong to lie"

5.Definition: not appropriate for a purpose or occasion

"Said all the wrong things"

Related Adjective(s):improper

6.Definition: not correct; not in conformity with fact or truth

"The report in the paper is wrong", "Your information is wrong", "The clock showed the wrong time", "Found themselves on the wrong road", "Based on the wrong assumptions"

Related Adjective(s):incorrect

7.Definition: not functioning properly

"Something is wrong with the engine"

Related Adjective(s):amiss, awry, haywire

8.Definition: not in accord with established usage or procedure

"The wrong medicine", "The wrong way to shuck clams"

Related Adjective(s):incorrect

9.Definition: used of the side of cloth or clothing intended to face inward

"Socks worn wrong side out"

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