evildoing

noun
evil·​do·​ing | \ ˌē-vəl-ˈdü-iŋ How to pronounce evildoing (audio) \

Definition of evildoing

: the act or action of doing evil

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Examples of evildoing in a Sentence

a book that ponders the question of the presence of evildoing in a universe controlled by a benevolent Supreme Being
Recent Examples on the Web There’s at least one bit featuring the main villains (led by Bobby Cannavale, again starring with McCarthy after Spy and Superintelligence) chatting about their evildoing that reminded me of The Phantom. Scott Mendelson, Forbes, 6 May 2021 The idea is that those investigating the president are the witch hunters, determined to accuse Trump and his associates of evildoings. Karen Heller, Washington Post, 31 Oct. 2019

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First Known Use of evildoing

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Evildoing.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/evildoing. Accessed 23 May. 2022.

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