Synonyms for misdeed

Grammar : Noun
Spell : mis-deed
Phonetic Transcription : mɪsˈdid

Top 10 synonyms for misdeed Other synonyms for the word misdeed

Définition of misdeed

Origin :
  • Old English misdæd "misdeed, evil deed, sin," common Germanic compound (cf. Old Saxon misdad, Old Frisian misdede, Middle Dutch misdaet, German Missetat, Gothic missadeþs; see mis- (1) + deed (n.).
  • noun crime
Example sentences :
  • And for that misdeed now I ensure you but death, for well have ye deserved it.
  • Extract from : « Stories of King Arthur and His Knights » by U. Waldo Cutler
  • The perpetrator of the misdeed embarks on his career of defilement early.
  • Extract from : « The Glow-Worm and Other Beetles » by Jean Henri Fabre
  • Also, a blow or correction, as "you'll knap it," for some misdeed.
  • Extract from : « The Sailor's Word-Book » by William Henry Smyth
  • They asked if Grettir had done this misdeed; but he said it had happened even as he had expected.
  • Extract from : « The Book of Romance » by Various
  • Therefore, someone must have discovered the misdeed and he was being cared for.
  • Extract from : « Original Short Stories, Volume 7 (of 13) » by Guy de Maupassant
  • And thus he had but little joy of the woman he had won by misdeed.
  • Extract from : « Eskimo Folktales » by Unknown
  • She stood condemned by all the evil likely to ensue from her misdeed.
  • Extract from : « Diana of the Crossways, Complete » by George Meredith
  • Had he not atoned for that misdeed through years of suffering?
  • Extract from : « When Dreams Come True » by Ritter Brown
  • The discrepancy would be too great between the misdeed and the punishment.
  • Extract from : « The Surprises of Life » by Georges Clemenceau
  • Renaud has been banished from Godfrey's camp for the misdeed of another, whom he will not betray.
  • Extract from : « The Complete Opera Book » by Gustav Kobb

Antonyms for misdeed

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