Illegal and Wrongful


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Illegal adjective – Contrary to or forbidden by law.
Usage example: it is illegal to import those birds into this country

Wrongful is a synonym for illegal in unlawful topic. In some cases you can use "Wrongful" instead an adjective "Illegal", when it comes to topics like against the law, crimes. popular alternative
Nearby Words: illegality, illegally
Synonyms for Illegal


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Wrongful adjective – Contrary to or forbidden by law.
Usage example: charged with wrongful possession of narcotics

Illegal is a synonym for wrongful in unlawful topic. You can use "Illegal" instead the word "Wrongful" as an adjective or a noun, if it concerns topics such as unjustified, crimes. popular alternative
Nearby Words: wrong, wrongly, wronging, wronged, wrongfully
Synonyms for Wrongful

Things that words describes

action illegal action wrongful action
imprisonment illegal imprisonment wrongful imprisonment

Both words in one sentence

  • Series / Limitless Wrongful Accusation Insurance: In the pilot, Brian ends up doing a lot of highly illegal things proving his innocence.
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