HyperDic: wrongdoing

English > 2 senses of the word wrongdoing:
NOUNattributewrongdoing, errordeparture from what is ethically acceptable
actwrongdoing, wrongful conduct, misconduct, actus reusactivity that transgresses moral or civil law
wrongdoing > pronunciation
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > wrongdoing: 2 senses > noun 1, attribute
Meaningdeparture from what is ethically acceptable.
Broaderevil, evilnessThe quality of being morally wrong in principle or practice
English > wrongdoing: 2 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningActivity that transgresses moral or civil law.
Example"he denied any wrongdoing"
Synonymswrongful conduct, misconduct, actus reus
Narrowerbrutalization, brutalisationThe activity of treating someone savagely or viciously
champertyAn unethical agreement between an attorney and client that the attorney would sue and pay the costs of the client's suit in return for a portion of the damages awarded
derelictionWillful negligence
dishonesty, knaverylack of honesty
falsification, misrepresentationA willful perversion of facts
inflictionAn act causing pain or damage
injuryWrongdoing that violates another's rights and is unjustly inflicted
injuryAn act that causes someone or something to receive physical damage
injustice, unfairness, iniquity, shabbinessAn unjust / unjust / unjust act
maintenance, criminal maintenanceThe unauthorized interference in a legal action by a person having no interest in it (as by helping one party with money or otherwise to continue the action) so as to obstruct justice or promote unnecessary litigation or unsettle the peace of the community
malfeasancewrongful conduct by a public official
malpracticeA wrongful / wrongful act that the actor / actor had no right to do
malpracticeprofessional wrongdoing that results in injury or damage
malversationmisconduct in public office
misbehavior, misbehaviour, misdeedImproper or wicked or immoral behavior
misfeasanceDoing a proper act in a wrongful / wrongful or injurious manner
perversionThe action of perverting something (turning it to a wrong use)
tort, civil wrong(law) any wrongdoing for which an action for damages may be brought
transgression, evildoingThe act of transgressing
trespass, encroachment, violation, intrusion, usurpationentry to another's property without right or permission
violation, infringementAn act that disregards an agreement or a right
BroaderactivityAny specific behavior
Spanishactus reus, mala conducta, maldad
Catalanactus reus, mala conducta, maldat

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