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    Hi,

    What is the meaning of "I feel wronged by someone"? Thank you!

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    Default Re: I feel wronged

    Quote Originally Posted by Cheeszz View Post
    Hi,

    What is the meaning of "I feel wronged by someone"? Thank you!
    It means that someone did/said something that injured you emotionally.

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    Default Re: I feel wronged

    I know the meaning of "wrong", but I'm not sure what the whole sentence means. Does it mean that people still think I am wrong even though I did not do anything wrong?

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    Default Re: I feel wronged

    Quote Originally Posted by Cheeszz View Post
    I know the meaning of "wrong", but I'm not sure what the whole sentence means. Does it mean that people still think I am wrong even though I did not do anything wrong?
    I assume you read the definitions:

    wronged, wrong·ing, wrongs1. To treat unjustly or injuriously.
    2. To discredit unjustly; malign.
    3. To treat dishonorably; violate.

    In your sentence, you feel that somebody wronged you. It does not imply that you were wrong or did anything wrong. Somebody treated you badly or unfairly.





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    Quote Originally Posted by Cheeszz View Post
    I know the meaning of "wrong", but I'm not sure what the whole sentence means. Does it mean that people still think I am wrong even though I did not do anything wrong?
    No, "I feel wronged" does not mean that you feel that you have done wrong; or that others believe you have done wrong. It means that you feel that others have done the wrong thing to you.

    I was referring to this entry on that page:
    wronged(rɔŋd, rɒŋd)

    adj.treated unfairly or unjustly.

    wronged - definition of wronged by the Free Online Dictionary, Thesaurus and Encyclopedia.

    From this definition, "I feel wronged" means "I feel I have been treated unfairly or unjustly".

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    Thank you for all your help. How do I say in English when somebody believes I was wrong even though I did not do anything wrong?

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    Default Re: I feel wronged

    I was unjustly accused of...
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Can I say "You do me an injustice if you think I did that." ?

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    Default Re: I feel wronged

    Quote Originally Posted by Cheeszz View Post
    Can I say "You do me an injustice if you think I did that." ?
    Yes, that will work.

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