Synonyms and Antonyms of wrongdoing
a breaking of a moral or legal code
- A local newspaper exposed the contractor's elaborate attempts to cover up his wrongdoings.
breach, crime, debt, error, lawbreaking, malefaction, misdeed, misdoing, offense (or offence), sin, transgression, trespass, violation
felony, misconduct, misdemeanor, misfeasance
fault, foible, peccadillo
immorality, iniquitousness, iniquity, sinfulness, vice, wickedness
corruption, debauchery, depravity, licentiousness
abuse, criminality, illegality, lawlessness, unlawfulness
descent, downfall, fall
improper or illegal behavior
- The police officer was found to be completely innocent of any wrongdoing.
crime, malefaction, misdeed, misdemeanor, sin, transgression, trespass, wrong
familiarity, impropriety, indiscretion
blunder, flub, fumble, goof, lapse, miscue, misstep, mistake, slip, slipup, stumble