An act of misdoing.

[…] our Governing Class […] have not yet learned even to sit still, and do no mischief! For no yet asks more of them than this; — Nature and Fact, very imperatively, asking so much more of them. Anti-Corn-Law League asks not, Do something; but, Cease your destructive misdoing, Do ye nothing!

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  • Misdoing — Mis*do ing, n. A wrong done; a fault or crime; an offense; as, it was my misdoing. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • misdoing — I noun badness, blunder, bungle, crime, cruel act, culpability, delinquency, deviation from rectitude, dishonesty, disorderly conduct, dutilessness, error, evildoing, fault, foul play, guilty act, illegality, immorality, improbity, impropriety,… …   Law dictionary

  • Misdoing — Misdo Mis*do (m[i^]s*d[=oo] ), v. t. [imp. {Misdid}; p. p. {Misdone} (m[i^]s*d[u^]n ); p. pr. & vb. n. {Misdoing}.] [AS. misd[=o]n. See {Do}, v.] [1913 Webster] 1. To do wrongly. [1913 Webster] Afford me place to show what recompense Towards thee …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • misdoing — noun Date: 15th century the act or an instance of misbehaving ; misconduct …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • misdoing — See misdoer. * * * …   Universalium

  • misdoing — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. fault, betrayal, transgression; see error 1 , mistake 2 . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun Improper, often rude behavior: horseplay, misbehavior, misconduct, naughtiness, wrongdoing. See GOOD …   English dictionary for students

  • misdoing — n. sin, crime, offense, misdeedv. do wrong, do improperly; behave inappropriately; sin …   English contemporary dictionary

  • misdoing — noun a misdeed …   English new terms dictionary

  • misdoing — n. Offence, misdeed, fault …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • misdoing — n 1. wrongdoing, evildoing, wickedness, sinfulness, iniquity, vice; knavery, dishonesty, villainy. 2. malefaction, malfeasance, crime, offense, misdeed. See misdeed …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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