Antonyms of adj wrongful

3 senses of wrongful

Sense 1
unlawful, wrongful -- (having no legally established claim; "the wrongful heir to the throne")

INDIRECT (VIA illegitimate) -> legitimate -- (of marriages and offspring; recognized as lawful)

Sense 2
wrongful -- (unlawfully violating the rights of others; "wrongful death"; "a wrongful diversion of trust income")

INDIRECT (VIA unlawful) -> lawful -- (conformable to or allowed by law; "lawful methods of dissent")

Sense 3
wrongful -- (not just or fair; "a wrongful act"; "a wrongful charge")

INDIRECT (VIA unjust) -> just -- (used especially of what is legally or ethically right or proper or fitting; "a just and lasting peace"- A.Lincoln; "a kind and just man"; "a just reward"; "his just inheritance")

Similarity of adj wrongful

3 senses of wrongful

Sense 1
unlawful, wrongful -- (having no legally established claim; "the wrongful heir to the throne")
       => illegitimate (vs. legitimate) -- (of marriages and offspring; not recognized as lawful)

Sense 2
wrongful -- (unlawfully violating the rights of others; "wrongful death"; "a wrongful diversion of trust income")
       => unlawful (vs. lawful) -- (contrary to or prohibited by or defiant of law; "unlawful measures"; "unlawful money"; "unlawful hunters")

Sense 3
wrongful -- (not just or fair; "a wrongful act"; "a wrongful charge")
       => unjust (vs. just) -- (violating principles of justice; "unjust punishment"; "an unjust judge"; "an unjust accusation")

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