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misdo

[mis-doo] /mɪsˈdu/
verb (used with object), misdid, misdone, misdoing.
1.
to do badly or wrongly; botch.
verb (used without object), misdid, misdone, misdoing.
2.
Obsolete. to behave improperly.
Origin
950
before 950; Middle English misdon, Old English misdōn. See mis-1, do1
Related forms
misdoer, noun
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Word Origin and History for mis-done

misdo

v.

Old English misdon, "to do evil or wrong, transgress, err," common Germanic compound (cf. Old Frisian misdua, Middle Dutch misdoen, Old High German missituon, German misstun); see mis- (1) + do (v.). Meaning "to do (work, etc.) improperly" is from 1840. Related: Misdone; misdoing.

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