misdeed misdeed  /ˈmɪs ˈdid/

Definition(s):

  • (n) improper or wicked or immoral behavior

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The left hates Bush so much that it salivates at any hint of misdeed, whether warranted or not.
  2. But after every misdeed, he would turn his googly-eyed gaze up at us, and we would turn to butter.
  3. But Judge Jed Rakoff, in striking down the settlement, said fining the company and thus its shareholders for a misdeed of management was misplaced.

News

  • Community thanked for raising new flag

    The American Flag is a beautiful piece of art, which stands for so very much of our freedom, liberty and justice we share as proud citizens. For anyone living amongst us to think otherwise is downright preposterous. I hope that justice will be served on those responsible of this misdeed.
    on July 9, 2013     Source: Calaveras Enterprise

Quotes

  1. Asked whether he would have expected Mr Advani to stand up for him, Mr Singh said: "He (Advani) was not required to cover any misdeed. My going to Kandahar was not a misdeed. And I was not going on a holiday jaunt. 166 lives were involved."
    on Aug 21, 2009 By: Jaswant Singh Source: Economic Times

  2. Mrs Ogwu told the News Agency of Nigeria that Nigeria "cannot be adjudged a terrorist country because of the misdeed of one man. The person in question did not receive his training in Nigeria, nor did he grow up in the country. Terrorism is alien to...
    on Jan 5, 2010 By: Joy Ogwu Source: NEXT

  3. "Not a single CEO of a systemically significant bank was removed from his job by government action for a misdeed or mistake," Kucinich said today.
    on Jul 16, 2009 By: Dennis Kucinich Source: Atlantic Online

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