undoing
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ʌnˈduːɪŋ/
Noun

undoing (plural undoings)

  1. The act of loosening or unfastening
  2. Ruin; defeat, (also) that which causes defeat or ruin.
    His fatal flaw was his undoing. In a sense he defeated himself.
    • 1912, Edgar Rice Burroughs, Tarzan of the Apes, Chapter 5:
      So far as the ape was concerned, Sabor reasoned correctly. The little fellow crouched trembling just an instant, but that instant was quite long enough to prove his undoing.
  3. Annulment; reversal
Translations Verb
  1. present participle of undo#English|undo



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