Rightly and Wrongly


Rightly adverb - In a manner suitable for the occasion or purpose.
Usage example: marveling at the awesome sight, we had to agree that the Grand Canyon was rightly named

Wrongly is an antonym for rightly in uprightly topic.

Nearby Words: right, righteous, rightful, rightist


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

Rightly is an antonym for wrongly in topics: incorrectly, unjustly.

Nearby Words: wrong, wrongful, wronged, wrongfully

Both words in one sentence

  • He was adulterous, and was once accused of abuse by an angry lover (rightly or wrongly).
  • Series / Pop Up Video Caption Humor A Date with Rosie Palms: One episode in the original series, "Self-Love", exclusively featured songs that were widely interpreted, rightly or wrongly, as dealing with you-know-what.
  • Rightly or wrongly, musical hall is often associated with lewd humor and broad patriotism (the phrase "jingo" originates from a Victorian-era ditty).
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