In ethics, wrong is the opposite of right. It denotes:

(1) actions which deviate from the standard of morality;

(2) circumstances and conditions which tend to evoke sinful action.

Both in ethics and in law it is used substantively to denote injuries, i.e., acts of injustice.

MLA Citation

  • “wrong”. New Catholic Dictionary. CatholicSaints.Info. 22 December 2018. Web. 11 May 2021. <>