wrongdoing

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

wrong +‎ doing

Noun[edit]

wrongdoing (usually uncountable, plural wrongdoings)

  1. (uncountable) Violation of standards of behavior.
  2. (countable) An instance of doing wrong.
    • 2020 February 24, “Family and Friends Treasure Falun Dafa Information in the Face of Novel Coronavirus Epidemic”, in Minghui[1]:
      I said that some ancient stories suggested that those who were unrighteous or who had committed wrongdoings were more susceptible to plagues or disasters. And sometimes plagues just miraculously disappeared after people realized their wrongdoings and repented.

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Verb[edit]

wrongdoing

  1. present participle of wrongdo