HyperDic: evildoing

English > 1 sense of the word evildoing:
NOUNactevildoing, transgressionthe act of transgressing
English > evildoing: 1 sense > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of transgressing; the violation of a law or a duty or moral principle.
NarrowerabominationAn action that is vicious or vile
crimeAn evil act not necessarily punishable by law
depravity, turpitudeA corrupt or depraved or degenerate act or practice
evil, immorality, wickedness, iniquitymorally objectionable behavior
inside jobSome transgression committed with the assistance of someone trusted by the victim
offense, offenceA transgression that constitutes a violation of what is judged to be right
sin, sinningAn act that is regarded by theologians as a transgression of God's will
terrorization, terrorisationAn act of terrorism
viceA specific form of evildoing
villainyA criminal or vicious act
Broaderwrongdoing, wrongful conduct, misconduct, actus reusActivity that transgresses moral or civil law
Spanishtransgresión, trasgresión

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