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  Definition of Misconduct
  1. activity that transgresses moral or civil law; "he denied any wrongdoing"
  2. bad or dishonest management by persons supposed to act on another''s behalf
  3. manage badly or incompetently; "The funds were mismanaged"
  4. behave badly; "The children misbehaved all morning"
Similar Words: wrongdoing, wrongful conduct, actus reus, mismanage, mishandle, misbehave, misdemean

 

Hyponyms: brutalization, brutalisation, trespass, encroachment, violation, intrusion, usurpation, tort, civil wrong, malversation, misbehavior, misbehaviour, misdeed, dereliction, malfeasance, misfeasance, malpractice, perversion, wrong, legal injury, damage, injury, injustice, unfairness, iniquity, infliction, transgression, evildoing, dishonesty, knavery, falsification, misrepresentaation, infringement, fall from grace, act up, carry on

 

Derivational Morphology: misbehave, misdemean, mismanage, mishandle, mismanagement, misdirection, wrongdoing, wrongful conduct, actus reus, misbehavior, misbehaviour, misdeed

 

 
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