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misdeed

[mis-deed] /mɪsˈdid/
noun
1.
an immoral or wicked deed.
Origin
900
before 900; Middle English misdede, Old English misdǣd. See mis-1, deed
Synonyms
offense, transgression, fault.
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British Dictionary definitions for mis-deed

misdeed

/ˌmɪsˈdiːd/
noun
1.
an evil or illegal action
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Word Origin and History for mis-deed

misdeed

n.

Old English misdæd "misdeed, evil deed, sin," common Germanic compound (cf. Old Saxon misdad, Old Frisian misdede, Middle Dutch misdaet, German Missetat, Gothic missadeþs; see mis- (1) + deed (n.).

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