mis-deed

misdeed

[mis-deed]
noun
an immoral or wicked deed.

Origin:
before 900; Middle English misdede, Old English misdǣd. See mis-1, deed


offense, transgression, fault.
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misdeed (ˌmɪsˈdiːd)
 
n
an evil or illegal action

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misdeed
O.E. misdæd, common Gmc. compound (cf. O.S. misdad, O.Fris. misdede, M.Du. misdaet, Ger. missetat, Goth. missadeþs; see mis- (1) + deed.
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