What is another word for evil-doing?

68 synonyms found


[ ˈiːvə͡ldˈuːɪŋ], [ ˈiːvə‍ldˈuːɪŋ], [ ˈiː_v_əl_d_ˈuː_ɪ_ŋ]

How to use "Evil-doing" in context?

When people speak of evil, they may think of someone who purposefully inflicts pain and suffering on others. But in reality, evil also refers to anything which goes against the moral code of a given society or individual. This can involve anything from lying or deceit, to violent behavior or stealing. In short, evil is anything that transgresses the law or social norms.

Evil can also be regarded as a state of mind - something that can be caused by either personal or collective factors. From a personal standpoint, evil can be caused by the maliciousness or desires of an individual.

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