Definition of wrongfulness in US English:

wrongfulness

noun

  • See wrongful

    • ‘If evidence was brought which proved that the child had reached a stage of development whereby he understood the wrongfulness of his act, he would be convicted.’
    • ‘No attempt is made to assert that the conduct or omission reaches a sufficient level of wrongfulness to warrant the intervention of a criminal court and the imposition of a criminal sanction.’
    • ‘The defendant's capacity to appreciate the wrongfulness of his or her conduct, or to conform his or her conduct to the requirements of the law, was significantly impaired.’
    • ‘It was well planned and premeditated and he had time to reflect on the wrongfulness of his actions and mend his ways.’
    • ‘In other words, we are going to get into the circumstances of the rightfulness or wrongfulness of the gentleman's removal from this country in the first place.’

Pronunciation

wrongfulness

/ˈrôNGfəlnəs//ˈrɔŋfəlnəs/