1 an act that makes a previous act of no effect (as if not done)
2 loosening the ties that fasten something; "the tying of bow ties is an art; the untying is easy" [syn: untying, unfastening]
- That which defeats.
- His fatal flaw was his undoing. In a sense he defeated himself.
Undoing may refer to:
Waterloo, abasement, affliction, annulment, bane, beating, blight, bloodbath, blue ruin, breakup, cancellation, carnage, collapse, conquering, conquest, consumption, counterbalancing, crash, curse, damnation, deathblow, debacle, debasement, decimation, defeat, degradation, depredation, deprivation, descent, desolation, despoilment, despoliation, destroyer, destruction, devastation, disassembly, disgrace, disintegration, dismantlement, dismemberment, disorganization, disruption, dissolution, downfall, drubbing, failure, fall, frustration, havoc, hecatomb, hiding, holocaust, humiliation, invalidation, lambasting, lathering, licking, mastery, misfortune, mortification, neutralization, nullification, offsetting, overcoming, overthrow, overturn, perdition, quietus, ravage, ruin, ruination, shambles, shame, slaughter, smash, spoliation, stripping, subdual, subduing, subjugation, thrashing, thwarting, trimming, trouble, trouncing, vandalism, vanquishment, vitiation, voiding, waste, whipping, wrack, wrack and ruin, wreck