Definition of wrongdoing in English:

wrongdoing

Line breaks: wrong|doing
Pronunciation: /ˈrɒŋduːɪŋ
 
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noun

[mass noun]
Illegal or dishonest behaviour: police have 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.
Synonyms
crime, lawbreaking, lawlessness, criminality, misconduct, malpractice, corruption, unethical behaviour, immorality, sin, sinfulness, wickedness, badness, evil, vice, iniquity, villainy, delinquency, misbehaviour, mischief, naughtiness; offence, felony, criminal act, wrong, misdeed, misdemeanour, fault, error, lapse, peccadillo, transgression, immoral act, evil act; Lawmalfeasance, tort
archaic trespass

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