AskDefine | Define evildoing

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evildoing n : the act of transgressing; the violation of a law or a duty or moral principle; "the boy was punished for the transgressions of his father" [syn: transgression]

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Noun

  1. An evil or wicked act or behaviour, especially such a crime

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

crime, criminal, criminal tendency, criminality, criminosis, evil courses, felonious, feloniousness, iniquitous, lawbreaking, malefactory, malfeasance, malfeasant, malpractice, malversation, misconduct, misdemeanor, misdoing, misfeasance, misprision, misprision of treason, positive misprision, sin, sinful, thou scarlet sin, vice, viciousness, wicked, wrong, wrong conduct, wrongdoing
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