misdeed

[ mis-deed ]
/ mɪsˈdid /
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noun

an immoral or wicked deed.

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Origin of misdeed

before 900; Middle English misdede,Old English misdǣd.See mis-1, deed
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British Dictionary definitions for misdeed

misdeed
/ (ˌmɪsˈdiːd) /

noun

an evil or illegal action
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