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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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  • They break the contract and they are not fully internalizing the risk of their misdeed.
British Dictionary definitions for misdeed

misdeed

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