Wronging
Wrong Wrong (?; 115), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Wronged}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Wronging}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To treat with injustice; to deprive of some right, or to withhold some act of justice from; to do undeserved harm to; to deal unjustly with; to injure. [1913 Webster]

He that sinneth . . . wrongeth his own soul. --Prov. viii. 36. [1913 Webster]

2. To impute evil to unjustly; as, if you suppose me capable of a base act, you wrong me. [1913 Webster]

I rather choose To wrong the dead, to wrong myself and you, Than I will wrong such honorable men. --Shak. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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