Definitions

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  • n. An act of misdoing.
  • v. Present participle of misdo.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A wrong done; a fault or crime; an offense.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A wrong done; a fault or crime; an offense.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The state machine's entire mechanism is now involved in repressions, and any hint of misdoing is considered as a “Hunt!” signal.

    Global Voices in English » Kazakhstan: “Statistical Error”, a new corruption scandal

  • "This will create more sanctions, more quickly if there's bonafide misdoing."

    McDonnell defends his changes to ethics legislation

  • Inquiries into WHO misdoing are likely to plunge deep into the statistical methods for data collection, however, it takes no expertise to see that health agencies 'data about H1N1 was wildly misleading.

    Niko Kyriakou: Swine Flu Didn't Fly

  • The government should be beyond and above any misdoing or scam, but time and time again these incidents come to light, make you wonder whatever next?. and also makes you wonder about the other things that have not come to light.

    Archive 2008-01-01

  • Inquiries into WHO misdoing are likely to plunge deep into the statistical methods for data collection, however, it takes no expertise to see that health agencies' data about H1N1 was wildly misleading.

    Niko Kyriakou: Swine Flu Didn't Fly

  • The chairman of the grievance committee, furthermore, had uttered fearsome threats: the slightest whisper of misdoing would find the Green licence in the bin.

    The Elvis Latte

  • The Rabbis understand the word “tohen” as meaning sin, specifically sexual misdoing, which they deduce from Job 31: 10: “May my wife grind [tithan] for another, may others kneel over her!”

    Women in Samson's Life: Midrash and Aggadah.

  • When I served as Deputy Assistant Attorney General for Legal Counsel and Counselor for International Affairs at the Meese Justice Department, I was subpoenaed to appear before a grand jury investigating misdoing by an associate of then Attorney General Edwin Meese with regard to kickbacks on a pipeline that was to have been built from Baghdad to Aqaba.

    Allan Gerson: Giving Libby the Benefit of the Doubt

  • I beg you by all that is holy to listen to me; and if there be found any guilt in me, let me not leave this place till I have paid the penalty of my misdoing; but if my accusers are found guilty, treat them as they deserve.

    Anabasis

  • Then they sent to the state of Phlius a message to this effect; the Phliasian exiles were friends of Lacedaemon; nor did it appear that they owed their exile to any misdoing.

    Hellenica

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