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n an injury; a tort; a violation of right or of law; an injustice; a violation of right resulting in damage to another.

Patient discussion about wrong

Q. my legs hurt all the time, what is wrong with them? they ach in the joints and sometimes I get burning needle point pain and the muscles feel like sandpaper

A. There can be a lot of reasons for leg or joint pain, and usually there are not specific problems you can deal with medically. Are you exercising too much? Sometimes stress fractures from running can cause the kind of pain you are describing. Either way you should see someone about this if it is bothering you, either an orthopedic surgeon or a neurologist.

Q. I have missed 2 periods and had my tubes tied. What could be wrong? I went to the doctor and she didnt even do an exam. She said dont worry until I have missed for 6 months.

A. go to enather dr. you have to be shure.

Q. I keep having this bad pain in my abdomin and I think something is wrong with me what could it be

A. it all depends on the symtoms,could be a number of things,if it persists go see a doctor,

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Jennings usefully undercuts this rigid notion of a rightness and wrongness in manners.
The problem with offensive conduct and trivial harms is that there is no deep or constant (intersubjectively shared) agreement about the badness or wrongness of such acts.
Considerable research attention has focused on the nature and extent of the relevance of human rights, the heuristic function of human dignity, the informal legalization of torturous interrogations, the cultural and psychological framework providing individual and social justifications for torture, and the moral wrongness of torture.
And far from being a mark of indifference or intolerance, wrongness is a vital part of how we learn and how we change.
The guilt of those sentenced to die does not diminish the wrongness of the death penalty.
Rightness" in the above can be taken as standing in for all deontic statuses (that is, for example, wrongness is also to be treated in terms of the virtues or perhaps the vices); similarly, "goodness" can be taken as standing in for badness, and other such axiological statuses.
Free speech is a barrier to the tyranny of authoritarian or even majority opinion as to the rightness or wrongness of particular doctrines of thoughts.
But forget that and revel in every moment of sequinned wrongness.
The people who say: 'Stop with all the whinge, whinge, whinge', they are supporting the airport in its wrongness.
The Black elite Obama represents, though every day they rally Black people to fight against racism, has joined with those who abandon the concept of unchanging, God-ordained natural law, a law that establishes the wrongness of racial discrimination and oppression.
How odd not to have woken one morning and seen something just didn't fit, accepted the wrongness of it welcomed the labour of change-- the rolling of rugs, the hauling the laying anew.
There is a low-level kind of wrongness that bubbles under in every city every day, in the bad estates and the dodgy pubs, in the brothels you can read about in the small ads section, in the basements of certain nightclubs, in places you've been and seen at least once or twice yourself.