Malefaction



[mal-uh-fak-shuh n] /ˌmæl əˈfæk ʃən/

noun
1.
an evil deed; crime; wrongdoing.
n.

early 15c., from Medieval Latin malefactionem (nominative malefactio), noun of action from past participle stem of malefacere (see malefactor).

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