(comparative more wrongous, superlative most wrongous)
(law, UK dialectal, Scotland) Not right; unjust; illegal.
From Middle English wrongous, for earlier wrongwis, wrangwis, from Old English wrongwīs, wrangwīs (“wrongous, rough, uneven”), equivalent to wrong + -wise. Cognate with Swedishvrångvis (“wrong, iniquitous”). See wrong, and compare righteous.
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