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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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Earlier in his career, President Obama acknowledged the wrongness of a president using executive orders to make law.
Not distinguishing between rightness and wrongness is where administrations get into trouble.
You will surely recall," she said, "an episode of The Big Bang Theory in which Sheldon has an argument about wrongness with Stuart, the manager of the comic book store.
Her second life is burdened by a sense of wrongness.
And the size of Brand's bank balance, the palatial nature of his own pad and who he rents it off, doesn't make a shred of difference to the rightness or wrongness of it.
In doing so, they take on the task of identifying the relevant attitudes, distinguishing the non-cognitive attitudes corresponding to judgments of moral wrongness.
But for as long as I can remember I've been implacably opposed to capital punishment, its wrongness one of my few absolute certainties.
Accordingly, we asses the correctness or wrongness of our deeds with our reason and the goodness or evilness of our deeds with religion.
It seems you fail to understand the seriousness or the wrongness of what you did.
What do the rest of us who played no part in this bizarre sequence of wrongness get?
It was a feeling of overwhelming wrongness that was pretty much impossible to fight.
Definitely something will happen either via collaboration or by force," said Papaconstantinou referring to hopes that legal action could validate the wrongness of the Eurogroup decision.