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Meaning of MISDEED

Pronunciation:  mis'deed

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  improper or wicked or immoral behavior

MISDEED is a 7 letter word that starts with M.


 Synonyms: misbehavior, misbehaviour
 See Also: abnormality, actus reus, delinquency, devilment, devilry, deviltry, familiarity, impropriety, indecency, indecorum, indiscretion, infantilism, irregularity, juvenile delinquency, liberty, mischief, mischief-making, mischievousness, misconduct, peccadillo, rascality, roguery, roguishness, ruffianism, shenanigan, wrongdoing, wrongful conduct



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Mis*deed"\, n. [AS. misd?d. See {Deed}, n.]
An evil deed; a wicked action.

      Evils which our own misdeeds have wrought. --Milton.

Syn: Misconduct; misdemeanor; fault; offense; trespass;
     transgression; crime.

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