What does the word misdeed mean?

Usage examples for misdeed

  1. He may sometimes be seen lecturing a coolie or rickshaw- boy for some misdeed or other. – Peeps at Many Lands: Japan by John Finnemore
  2. Thirdly, he had some time since been guilty of a secret misdeed, which he hoped to repair by bestowing further benefits on the Scofields. – True and Other Stories by George Parsons Lathrop
  3. The way to re yourself of this law- making habit is to stop thinking of every little misdeed as the beginning of a great wrong. – Study of Child Life by Marion Foster Washburne