Synonyms for Wrongfully:

adv.

illegally (adverb)
illicitly, illegally, illegitimately, unconstitutionally, unjustly, offensively, punishably, feloniously, criminally, lawlessly, Actionably, unlawfully.
unjustly (adverb)
unlawfully.

adv

illegally (adverb)
illicitly, illegally, illegitimately, unconstitutionally, unjustly, offensively, punishably, feloniously, criminally, lawlessly, Actionably, unlawfully.
unfairly (adverb)
unjustly.

n.

wrongfully (noun)
lawfully, de jure, legally.

Other synonyms:

Other relevant words:
lawfully, de jure, legally.

Usage examples for wrongfully

  1. Better for ninetynine guilty to escape than for one innocent person to be wrongfully condemned. – Ulysses by James Joyce
  2. A man ought to be able to endure grief suffering wrongfully and be none the worse; but who dares demand that of a child? – Alec Forbes of Howglen by George MacDonald
  3. Whereupon, in spite of the bitter resentment of the people, and the menaces of several influential citizens, he refused to put the question, esteeming it of greater importance faithfully to abide by the oath which he had taken, than to gratify the people wrongfully or to screen himself from the menaces of the mighty. – The Memorabilia Recollections of Socrates by Xenophon