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Negative ImplicationsPlay
Using 'wrongful' suggests a strong disapproval of the action described. SlideDescribing an arrest as 'wrongful' implies it was not deserved.
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Criminal ConnotationPlay
'Wrongful' often implies an action goes against the law or justice. SlideA 'wrongful conviction' suggests an innocent person was found guilty.
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Emotional WeightPlay
Listen for 'wrongful' to understand the speaker's emotional stance on an event. SlideAfter the 'wrongful death' verdict, the family felt vindicated.