misdoing

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

misdoing (plural misdoings)

  1. An act of misdoing; a misdeed.
    • 1843, Thomas Carlyle, Past and Present, book 3, ch. VIII, Unworking Aristocracy
      […] our Governing Class […] have not yet learned even to sit still, and do no mischief! For no Anti-Corn-Law League yet asks more of them than this; — Nature and Fact, very imperatively, asking so much more of them. Anti-Corn-Law League asks not, Do something; but, Cease your destructive misdoing, Do ye nothing!

Verb[edit]

misdoing

  1. Present participle of misdo.