Definition of 'misdeed'
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They were reminded of past misdeeds. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The big established banks struggled to deal with the legacy of past misdeeds. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The pastor needs to be aware of the long-range ramifications of financial misdeeds. Christianity Today (2000)In the end publicity about his financial misdeeds in Japan and in the foreign press undermined his standing. The Collins History of the World in the 20th Century (1994)Now there has been the leaked lawyers' report detailing a number of minor alleged misdeeds during the Ashes series last winter. Times, Sunday Times (2014)During the last year, the UK media has been on trial due to valid outrage at past misdeeds. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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Used Rarely. misdeed is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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