wrongdoing


wrong·do·ing

noun \-ˌdü-iŋ\

: behavior that is morally or legally wrong

Full Definition of WRONGDOING

1
:  evil or improper behavior or action <cleared of any wrongdoing>
2
:  an instance of doing wrong

Examples of WRONGDOING

  1. The corporation's wrongdoings must be exposed.
  2. <a local newspaper exposed the contractor's elaborate attempts to cover up his wrongdoings>

First Known Use of WRONGDOING

14th century

Rhymes with WRONGDOING

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