[ rawng-doo-ing, -doo-, rong- ]
/ ˈrɔŋˌdu ɪŋ, -ˈdu-, ˈrɒŋ- /


behavior or action that is wrong, evil, or blameworthy.
an act that is wrong, evil, or blameworthy; misdeed; sin.


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Origin of wrongdoing

First recorded in 1470–80; wrong + doing
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British Dictionary definitions for wrongdoing

/ (ˈrɒŋˌduːɪŋ) /


the act or an instance of doing something immoral or illegal
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