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undoing

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noun un·do·ing \-ˈdü-iŋ\

Simple Definition of undoing

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

  • : a state of failure, ruin, etc.

Full Definition of undoing

  1. 1 :  an act of loosening :  unfastening

  2. 2 :  ruin; also :  a cause of ruin <greed was to prove his undoing>

  3. 3 :  annulment, reversal

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.



14th Century

First Known Use of undoing

14th century

Rhymes with undoing


UNDOING Defined for Kids

undoing

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noun un·do·ing \ˌən-ˈdü-iŋ\

Definition of undoing

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





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