Wrongheaded to Wyvern
(Wrong"head`ed), a. Wrong in opinion or principle; having a perverse understanding; perverse.
Wrong"head`ed*ly, adv. Wrong"head`ed*ness, n. Macaulay.
(Wrong"less), a. Not wrong; void or free from wrong. [Obs.] Wrong"less*ly, adv. [Obs.]
Sir P. Sidney.
(Wrong"ly), adv. In a wrong manner; unjustly; erroneously; wrong; amiss; as, he judges wrongly
of my motives. "And yet wouldst wrongly win." Shak.
(Wrong"ness), n. The quality or state of being wrong; wrongfulness; error; fault.
The best great wrongnesses within themselves.Bp. Butler.
The rightness or wrongness of this view.Latham.
(Wron"gous) a. [Cf. OE. wrongwis. See Wrong, and cf. Righteous.]
1. Constituting, or of the nature of, a wrong; unjust; wrongful. [R.]
2. (Scots Law) Not right; illegal; as, wrongous imprisonment. Craig.
(Wrong"-timed`) a. Done at an improper time; ill-timed.
(Wroot) obs. imp. of Write. Wrote. Chaucer.
(Wrote) v. i. [OE. wroten. See 1st Root.] To root with the snout. See 1st Root. [Obs.] Chaucer.
(Wrote), imp. & archaic p. p. of Write.
(Wroth) a. [OE. wroth, wrap, AS. wrað wroth, crooked, bad; akin to wriðan to writhe, and to OS.
wreðangry, D. wreed cruel, OHG. reid twisted, Icel. reiðr angry, Dan. & Sw. vred. See Writhe, and
cf. Wrath.] Full of wrath; angry; incensed; much exasperated; wrathful. "Wroth to see his kingdom fail."
Revel and truth as in a low degree,Chaucer.
They be full wroth [i. e., at enmity] all day.
Cain was very wroth, and his countenance fell.Gen. iv. 5.
(Wrought) imp. & p. p. of Work.
Alas that I was wrought [created]!Chaucer.
Wrought iron. See under Iron.
(Wrought), a. Worked; elaborated; not rough or crude.
(Wrung) imp. & p. p. of Wring.
(Wry) v. t. [AS. wreón.] To cover. [Obs.]
Wrie you in that mantle.Chaucer.
(Wry) a. [Compar. Wrier ; superl. Wriest.] [Akin to OE. wrien to twist, to bend, AS. wrigian to
tend towards, to drive.]
1. Turned to one side; twisted; distorted; as, a wry mouth.