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wrong

1. (of a side, esp of a fabric) intended to face the inside so as not to be seen
2. Law
a. an infringement of another person's rights, rendering the offender liable to a civil action, as for breach of contract or tort
b. a violation of public rights and duties, affecting the community as a whole and actionable at the instance of the Crown
References in classic literature ?
It may be psychologically possible," answered Flambeau, "and it certainly would explain Dreyfus being certain he was wronged and his judges being sure he was guilty.
So, for example, Owens holds that the interest that underpins my power of sexual consent is not an interest in having control over whether others have sex with me, but is "an interest in its being the case that one is wronged by [sex] unless one consents to it" (181).
Imagine that after an operation a patient complains that the surgeon has wronged him because, despite giving consent to undergo the operation, he did not choose the surgery (12) Surely the patient is mistaken: if he gave free and informed consent to the operation then the surgeon has not wronged him because he did not also choose the surgery.