- wrong, evil, illegal, unjust, perverse
- Her Cynewulf benam Sigebryht his rices on Westseaxna wiotan for unryhtum dædum: here Cynewulf and the West-Saxon councillors deprived Sigebyrht of his kingdom for unlawful deeds. (Anglo-Saxon Chronicles, 755)
- wrong, evil, injustice, depravity.
- unrihta to fela ricsode on lande: too many wrongs prevailed in this land. (Wulfstan's Sermo Lupi)
- a defect.