misdeed

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noun mis·deed \-ˈdēd\

Definition of misdeed

  1. :  a wrong deed :  offense

Examples of misdeed in a sentence

  1. She threatened to expose to the public the misdeeds he had committed.

  2. <punished for her misdeeds by the church elders>

Before 12th Century

First Known Use of misdeed

before 12th century


MISDEED Defined for English Language Learners

misdeed

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noun mis·deed \-ˈdēd\

Definition of misdeed for English Language Learners

  • : a morally wrong or illegal act


MISDEED Defined for Kids

misdeed

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noun mis·deed \mis-ˈdēd\

Definition of misdeed for Students

  1. :  a bad action



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