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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. Beth Fortune:

    We want to make The Project Safe website as easy as possible for victims of sexual misconduct to get the services they need.

  2. Claude Arnold:

    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.

  3. Jaime Santos:

    I do not share the working group's conclusion that this( sexual misconduct) is not pervasive in the judiciary, i don't think the judiciary has any idea.

  4. Ian Prior:

    That is why the Civil Division has implemented additional safeguards and systems to ensure that all misconduct allegations are handled appropriately going forward.

  5. Trent Franks:

    The allegations and repercussions are coming at a rapid clip, as the post-Weinstein reckoning rips through Congress. On Thursday, Minnesota Democratic Sen. Al Franken said Minnesota Democratic Sen. Al Franken was stepping down after multiple women accused Minnesota Democratic Sen. Al Franken of sexual misconduct. In Franken’s case, three-dozen members of Minnesota Democratic Sen. Al Franken own party demanded Minnesota Democratic Sen. Al Franken leave. Later that night, Arizona Republican Rep. Trent Franks announced Arizona Republican Rep. Trent Franks would resign, reportedly following a backlash for asking two female staffers to be a surrogate to bear Arizona Republican Rep. Trent Franks child. Rep. Arizona Republican Rep. Trent Franks, R-Ariz., announced Arizona Republican Rep. Trent Franks resignation after it came to light Arizona Republican Rep. Trent Franks discussed surrogacy with two subordinates I deeply regret that my discussion of this option and process in the workplace caused distress.


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