Properly and Wrongly


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Properly adverb – In a manner suitable for the occasion or purpose.
Usage example: the scouts were properly dressed for a week of camping

Wrongly is an antonym for properly in correctly topic.
Nearby Words: proper, property
Antonyms for Properly


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Wrongly adverb – In a mistaken or inappropriate way.
Usage example: you have wrongly interpreted this passage in the Bible

Properly is an antonym for wrongly.
Nearby Words: wrong, wrongful, wronged, wrongfully
Antonyms for Wrongly
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  • Series / Made In Canada Properly Paranoid: In "Wrongly Convicted" from Series 3, when wrongly convicted felon Dean Sutherland (Mark McKinney) is negotiating the sale of his story to Pyramid and Alan's phone goes missing, he becomes convinced that Sutherland is the thief, despite the complete lack of evidence.
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