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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. Doug Fierberg:

    The dangers of fraternities are not myths. They are reality, the failure by universities to tell the truth about the risks facing students in fraternities specifically related to hazing misuse and abuse of alcohol and other misconduct is the new battleground.

  2. Rachel Crooks:

    I ask Congress to put aside their party affiliations and ask that they investigate Trump’s history of sexual misconduct.

  3. Kassim Mohamed:

    When you have a top leader of the country allegedly involved in misconduct on such a mega scale, that has an impact on the public.

  4. Paul Kiyonaga:

    Mr. Mendoza has taken responsibility in court for one count of attempted voyeurism, the government declined to prosecute him for any other alleged misconduct.

  5. State College police:

    Penn State is committed to the safety and well-being of all students in our community and takes allegations of sexual misconduct seriously.

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