misdeed


mis·deed

noun \-ˈdēd\

: a morally wrong or illegal act

Full Definition of MISDEED

:  a wrong deed :  offense

Examples of MISDEED

  1. She threatened to expose to the public the misdeeds he had committed.
  2. <punished for her misdeeds by the church elders>

First Known Use of MISDEED

before 12th century

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