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A modern dictionary of 5,679 Catholic terms (including abbreviations), both common and obscure. Find accurate definitions of words and phrases. All items in this dictionary are from Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary, © Eternal Life. Used with permission.

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WRONG

Definition

Not right; erroneous. Applied to human actions that deviate from the firection they should be taking, i.e., leading a person to his final, heavenly destiny. Wrong is the same as evil but has the notion of being contrary to the truth, whereas evil is contrary to the good.