Wilson said she was on the wrong dosage of medicine, and was having severe depressive mood swings.
The DOMA case, United States v. Windsor, also furthers the cause of LGBT rights, but, in many ways, for the wrong reasons.
As Marcus says, the devil is often in the details in cases like this, “some decimal point in the wrong place.”
I've paused in the writing here because I think I'm getting this wrong.
He was just another wannabe messiah who ended up on the wrong side of the authorities.
When he looked in the mirror he decided that maybe he was wrong about haircuts.
Our mission is not punishment, but the rectification of wrong.
He meant that the Right alone did wrong with premeditation and design.
"You're all wrong, chief," said Larry la Roche, and he grinned at Andrew.
If so, they have expected too much, or have expected the wrong thing.
late Old English, "twisted, crooked, wry," from Old Norse rangr, earlier *wrangr "crooked, wry, wrong," from Proto-Germanic *wrangaz (cf. Danish vrang "crooked, wrong," Middle Dutch wranc, Dutch wrang "sour, bitter," literally "that which distorts the mouth"), from PIE *wrengh- "to turn" (see wring).
Sense of "not right, bad, immoral, unjust" developed by c.1300. Wrong thus is etymologically a negative of right (from Latin rectus, literally "straight"). Latin pravus was literally "crooked," but most commonly "wrong, bad;" and other words for "crooked" also have meant "wrong" in Italian and Slavic. Cf. also French tort "wrong, injustice," from Latin tortus "twisted." Wrong-headed first recorded 1732. To get up on the wrong side (of the bed) "be in a bad mood" is recorded from 1801.
"that which is improper or unjust," c.1100, from wrong (adj.). Meaning "an unjust action" is recorded from c.1200.
"to do wrong to," early 14c., from wrong (adj.). Related: Wronged; wronging.