What Word Class Is Wrong?

Is wrong an adjective or adverb?

In informal language wrong can be used as an adverb instead of wrongly, when it means ‘incorrectly’ and comes after a verb or its object: My name was spelt wrong..

Is wrongly written?

“Wrongly written” is okay, but not what I would normally say. “I did went there” – That sentence is ungrammatical/is wrong. “Wrongly written” might be better used for talking about spelling mistakes or careless mistakes in forming the letters. He pronounced “scour” wrong.

How do you use wrongly in a sentence?

Use “wrongly” in a sentence | “wrongly” sentence examplesPeople on welfare are wrongly seen as lazy or dishonest.The ‘b’ had been wrongly written as a ‘d’.He acted wrongly and without scruple.’Suisse’ had been wrongly translated as ‘Sweden’.The firm reinstated the man who was wrongly dismissed.Please circumscribe the words which are wrongly spelled.More items…•

What’s unlawful mean?

1 : not lawful : illegal. 2 : not morally right or conventional. Other Words from unlawful Synonyms & Antonyms Example Sentences Learn More about unlawful.

What is fallacious mean?

1 : embodying a fallacy a fallacious conclusion a fallacious argument. 2 : tending to deceive or mislead : delusive false and fallacious hopes— Conyers Middleton.

What type of word is false?

adjective, fals·er, fals·est. not true or correct; erroneous: a false statement.

What is a better word for wrong?

What is another word for wrong?incorrectinaccuratemistakenerroneousunsoundinexactfaultyinvalidcounterfactualfallacious147 more rows

What is the noun of wrong?

wrong. noun. noun. /rɔŋ/ 1[uncountable] behavior that is not honest or morally acceptable Children must be taught the difference between right and wrong.

Can you say wrongly?

Wrongly is an adverb, but that doesn’t mean wrong can’t be one too. Wrongly is an adverb, and the word comes up a lot in news stories: people are wrongly arrested, wrongly jailed, wrongly convicted, and wrongly released.

Is it wrongly or wrongfully?

In informal language wrong can be used as an adverb instead of wrongly, when it means ‘incorrectly’ and comes after a verb or its object: My name was spelt wrong.

What is a word for morally wrong?

other words for morally wrong disgraceful. reprehensible. shameful. amiss. bad.