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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
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All of these may seem to play a role in determining the agent's degree of blameworthiness, and none of them seems to play any role in my theory of wrongness. Since it must in any case be conceded that wrongness is at least one of the factors that contributes to blameworthiness, the present issue is one concerning the completeness of a theory of blameworthiness based on degrees of wrongness.
For the minister, the top judge's statements are a "concrete display of intolerance of criticism." Bozday- also said no court ruling is sacred and that Kylyc offering criticism does not change the wrongness of any court decision.
Just as the Irish starved during the potato famine because they were picky eaters, the Belgrano was sunk by Argie sailors ashamed at the wrongness of their cause and Scotland's Highland Clearances were a great thing because they gave you me."
I argue not only that a rational justification of the moral wrongness of cannibalism can be given in terms of a broadly Aristotelian virtue ethics, but also that this requires a broader conception of moral value, and corresponding moral obligations, than is typical within the dominant approaches.
"The reactions witnessed in Europe and, in another form, in the US are the biggest proof for the wrongness of the capitalist system's economic path," Ayatollah Khamenei said, addressing thousands of Iranian workers on the occasion of the 'Labors Day' in Tehran on Saturday.
"I am not aware of the rightness or wrongness of the allegations.
But whatever the number is, there is no guessing as to the wrongness of aborting these innocent babies because of the violent acts committed by their fathers.
It's not about revenge but the injustice and moral wrongness of it all.
Badness and wrongness cannot properly be located in the world.
We not only understand that the things the group does are wrong, we feel that wrongness as well.
In any case, everything here--bad and good, aesthetic and ethical--is mixed up and "stupidly exposed." The fact that "Imperium in Imperio" can almost pass itself off as a successful cleanup job makes its wrongness all the more glaring.
The public can lob letter- to-the-editor grenades forever about the rightness or wrongness of Knight giving this "Taj Mahal" to the UO in the name of athletics.