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undoing

noun un·do·ing \-ˈdü-iŋ\

: something that causes someone's failure, ruin, etc.

: a state of failure, ruin, etc.

Full Definition of UNDOING

1
:  an act of loosening :  unfastening
2
:  ruin; also :  a cause of ruin <greed was to prove his undoing>

Examples of UNDOING

  1. My quick temper was my undoing.
  2. His quick temper helped lead to his undoing.
  3. The incident resulted in her undoing.

First Known Use of UNDOING

14th century

Rhymes with UNDOING

UNDOING Defined for Kids

undoing

noun un·do·ing \ˌən-ˈdü-iŋ\

Definition of UNDOING for Kids

:  a cause of ruin or failure <My quick temper was my undoing.>

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