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wrongdoing Syllabification: wrong·do·ing
Pronunciation: /ˈrôNGˌdo͞oiNG/

Definition of wrongdoing in English:


Illegal or dishonest behavior: the head of the bank has denied any wrongdoing
More example sentences
  • They publicly denied any wrongdoing and were cleared by police three weeks later.
  • The allegation of criminal wrongdoing is found to be false, vicious and unproved.
  • Police investigated the allegation but found no evidence of criminal wrongdoing.
crime, lawbreaking, lawlessness, criminality, misconduct, misbehavior, malpractice, corruption, immorality, sin, sinfulness, wickedness, evil, vice, iniquity, villainy;
offense, felony, wrong, misdeed, misdemeanor, fault, peccadillo, transgression;
formal malversation
archaic trespass
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