Definitions

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  • adj. Not right; unrighteous; unjust; wrong.
  • adv. Wrongly.
  • n. That which is not right; wrong; injustice.
  • v. To make wrong.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Not right; wrong.
  • n. A wrong.
  • transitive v. To cause (something right) to become wrong.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Not right; unrighteous; unjust; wrong.
  • Wrongly.
  • To make wrong.
  • n. That which is unright or not right; wrong; injustice.

Etymologies

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From Middle English, from Old English unriht ("wrong, sin, vice, wickedness, evil, injustice, oppression, a wrong act"), equivalent to un- +‎ right. Cognate with Scots unricht ("wrongdoing, injustice"), Dutch onrecht ("injustice, inequity, wrong"), German Unrecht ("injustice"), Swedish orätt ("injustice, wrong, sin").

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From Middle English unrighten, from unright ("unright", adj.).

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From Middle English, from Old English unriht ("wrong, unrighteous, wicked, false, unlawful"), from Proto-Germanic *unrehtaz (“unright”), equivalent to un- +‎ right. Cognate with Scots unricht ("unfair, unjust"), Dutch onrecht ("wrong"), German unrecht ("wrong"), Swedish orätt ("wrong").

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From Middle English, from Old English unrihte ("wrongly, crookedly, unjustly"), equivalent to un- +‎ right.

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