misdoing
I noun badness, blunder, bungle, crime, cruel act, culpability, delinquency, deviation from rectitude, dishonesty, disorderly conduct, dutilessness, error, evildoing, fault, foul play, guilty act, illegality, immorality, improbity, impropriety, incorrectness, indiscretion, inexcusability, infamous conduct, injustice, irregularity, knavery, lawlessness, maladministration, malefaction, malpractice, malversation, misapplication, misbehavior, mischief, misconduct, misdeed, misdemeanor, misfeasance, mismanagement, misprision, offense, outrage, peccadillo, rascality, roguery, ruffianism, scrape, sharp practice, slip, transgression, trespass, turpitude, unrighteousness, unsuitability, vice, villainy, violation, wicked deed, wickedness, wrong, wrongfulness II index crime, criminality, culpability, delinquency (misconduct), disservice, guilt, infringement, malfeasance, mischief, misconduct, misdeed, misdemeanor, misfeasance, offense, tort, transgression, wrong

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  • Misdoing — Mis*do ing, n. A wrong done; a fault or crime; an offense; as, it was my misdoing. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • misdoing — noun An act of misdoing. […] our Governing Class […] have not yet learned even to sit still, and do no mischief! For no yet asks more of them than this; Nature and Fact, very imperatively, asking so much more of them. Anti Corn Law League asks… …   Wiktionary

  • Misdoing — Misdo Mis*do (m[i^]s*d[=oo] ), v. t. [imp. {Misdid}; p. p. {Misdone} (m[i^]s*d[u^]n ); p. pr. & vb. n. {Misdoing}.] [AS. misd[=o]n. See {Do}, v.] [1913 Webster] 1. To do wrongly. [1913 Webster] Afford me place to show what recompense Towards thee …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • misdoing — noun Date: 15th century the act or an instance of misbehaving ; misconduct …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • misdoing — See misdoer. * * * …   Universalium

  • misdoing — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. fault, betrayal, transgression; see error 1 , mistake 2 . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun Improper, often rude behavior: horseplay, misbehavior, misconduct, naughtiness, wrongdoing. See GOOD …   English dictionary for students

  • misdoing — n. sin, crime, offense, misdeedv. do wrong, do improperly; behave inappropriately; sin …   English contemporary dictionary

  • misdoing — noun a misdeed …   English new terms dictionary

  • misdoing — n. Offence, misdeed, fault …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • misdoing — n 1. wrongdoing, evildoing, wickedness, sinfulness, iniquity, vice; knavery, dishonesty, villainy. 2. malefaction, malfeasance, crime, offense, misdeed. See misdeed …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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