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Synonyms for wrongdoer
ˈrɔŋˌdu ər, -ˈdu-, ˈrɒŋ-wrong·do·er

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. wrongdoer, offendernoun

    a person who transgresses moral or civil law

    Synonyms:
    offender

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  1. List of paraphrases for "wrongdoer":

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  1. Researcher Keith Jensen:

    We all have a psychological tool kit -- for good, for bad and for how we deal with others, this shows us that if a child sees wrongdoing, focus the attention on who was wronged rather than what the wrongdoer did.

  2. Marcus Aurelius, Meditations, Book nine:

    The sinners sins against himself; the wrongdoer wrongs himself, becoming the worse by his own action.

  3. Jonathan Hatami:

    Facts to consider are suspects' prior record, facts of the crime itself, public safety, victims' rights and safety, any prior failures to appear, and any bench warrants. There are many programs already in place in county jail to help and assist the wrongdoer. We don’t need to endanger the public a second time or implement some political experiment and just sit back and see what happens.

  4. Tiffany Watt Smith:

    There are studies that show that dopamine is released when we see a transgressor being punished, i think it’s possible that we just are chasing that hit that we get when we see someone that we’ve perceived to be a wrongdoer, get their comeuppance.


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