Wrongness
Wrongness Wrong"ness, n. The quality or state of being wrong; wrongfulness; error; fault. [1913 Webster]

The best great wrongnesses within themselves. --Bp. Butler. [1913 Webster]

The rightness or wrongness of this view. --Latham. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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