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Synonyms for misconduct
mɪsˈkɒn dʌkt; ˌmɪs kənˈdʌkt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. misconduct(noun)

    bad or dishonest management by persons supposed to act on another's behalf

    Synonyms:
    wrongdoing, actus reus, wrongful conduct

  2. wrongdoing, wrongful conduct, misconduct, actus reus(verb)

    activity that transgresses moral or civil law

    "he denied any wrongdoing"

    Synonyms:
    wrongdoing, actus reus, wrongful conduct, error

  3. misbehave, misconduct, misdemean(verb)

    behave badly

    "The children misbehaved all morning"

    Synonyms:
    mishandle, misdemean, mismanage, misbehave

  4. mismanage, mishandle, misconduct(verb)

    manage badly or incompetently

    "The funds were mismanaged"

    Synonyms:
    spoil, bobble, bungle, bollocks, mishandle, misbehave, misdemean, bollix, foul up, louse up, bodge, flub, fumble, botch up, fluff, ball up, screw up, mismanage, mess up, blow, bollix up, botch, muck up, bumble, bollocks up, muff

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. misconduct(n.)

    Synonyms:
    misbehavior, ill conduct, bad conduct

  2. misconduct(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    mismanage, manage ill

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How to use misconduct in a sentence?

  1. Martin Singer:

    I have represented Mr. Ratner for two decades, and no woman has ever made a claim against him for sexual misconduct or sexual harassment, furthermore, no woman has ever requested or received any financial settlement from my client.

  2. Cynthia Donald:

    Mayor Lightfoot had an opportunity to investigate and uncover Eddie Johnson's abusive conduct toward me, she instead ordered Eddie Johnson to dump me by demoting me to a desk job, i am calling on Mayor Mayor Lightfoot and Superintendent David Brown to address the longstanding problems sexual misconduct within Chicago Police Department and the boys club culture that enables abusers and promotes a code of silence.

  3. Rod Rosenstein:

    Even the best law enforcement officers make mistakes and ... some engage in willful misconduct, we can only hope to maintain public confidence if we correct mistakes, hold wrongdoers accountable and adopt policies to prevent problems from recurring.

  4. Adam Schiff:

    As one witness put it during our impeachment inquiry, the United States aids Ukraine and her people so that we can fight Russia over there, and we dont have to fight Russia here, the presidents misconduct can not be decided at the ballot box, for we can not be assured that the vote will be fairly won.

  5. Claude Arnold:

    She also gave inconsistent answers about when she discovered that the HSI agents were investigating the shootings from the day prior …. Either version is contradicted by the building security officer …. it is pretty standard across the federal government that if someone engages in criminal misconduct related to their professional duties, it is also a removable offense.

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