misdoing

noun

Definition of misdoing

  1. :  the act or an instance of misbehaving :  misconduct

Examples of misdoing in a Sentence

  1. the sordid misdoings of the city councilman were exposed as a result of an intense investigation by the local newspaper

  2. kept a watchful eye for any misdoing by the members of the clergy

15th Century

First Known Use of misdoing

15th century



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