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Synonyms for wrongdoing
ˈrɔŋˌdu ɪŋ, -ˈdu-, ˈrɒŋ-wrong·do·ing

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  1. error, wrongdoingnoun

    departure from what is ethically acceptable

    Synonyms:
    wrongful conduct, mistake, erroneous belief, fault, erroneousness, actus reus, misplay, computer error, misconduct, error

  2. wrongdoing, wrongful conduct, misconduct, actus reusnoun

    activity that transgresses moral or civil law

    "he denied any wrongdoing"

    Synonyms:
    misconduct, actus reus, wrongful conduct, error

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  1. List of paraphrases for "wrongdoing":

    misconduct, mischief, irregularity, evil-doing, malfeasance, misbehaviour

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#899error
#5045fault
#5805mistake
#15297misconduct
#24690mischief
#34066wrongdoing
#51563irregularity
#77176malfeasance
#108590misbehaviour

How to use wrongdoing in a sentence?

  1. Peter Humphrey:

    We arrive here with a heavy toll on our health, i have a prostate tumour and Ying has kidney disease. Humphrey, who has disputed allegations of wrongdoing, said during his time in jail, prison officers deliberately obstructed his requests for the appropriate medical attention.

  2. Paul Police Chief Todd Axtellto:

    Simply put, the traffic stop was by the books, what happened afterwards was anything but, I’m dismayed and disappointed by the state representative’s response to the stop. Rather than taking responsibility for his own decisions and actions, he attempted to deflect, cast aspersions and deny any wrongdoing.

  3. Pramila Jayapal:

    The president was the first and best witness in this case. The president admitted to his wrongdoing and corrupt intent on national television, the president is the smoking gun.

  4. Amina White:

    It requires clinical intervention. It would be highly problematic to charge someone with criminal wrongdoing who is in fact seeking or in need of or already undergoing treatment for a substance use disorder, one would hope that the response to this very unfortunate case would be: What can we do to better support someone like her?

  5. Mark Warner:

    The company denies that it or its subsidiary or affiliate have committed any of the asserted violations of Mark Warner law set forth in each of the indictments, is not aware of any wrongdoing by Ms. Meng, and believes the Mark Warner courts will ultimately reach the same conclusion.


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