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Synonyms for misdemeanor
ˌmɪs dɪˈmi nərmis·de·meanor

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  1. misdemeanornoun

    petty crime

  2. misdemeanornoun

    A crime usually punishable upon conviction by a small fine or by a short term of imprisonment. Crimes which are punishable by large fines or by longer imprisonment are usually called felonies.

    petty crime

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  1. misdemeanor

    transgression, trespass, fault, misdeed

Princeton's WordNet

  1. misdemeanor, misdemeanour, infraction, violation, infringementnoun

    a crime less serious than a felony

    ravishment, violation, irreverence, usurpation, assault, infraction, trespass, intrusion, infringement, misdemeanour, rape, encroachment

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  1. misdemeanornoun

    transgression, trespass, fault, misdeed

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. misdemeanornoun

    offense, transgression

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  1. List of paraphrases for "misdemeanor":

    delict, misdemeanour, offence

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  1. Alioto Veronese:

    If you can walk into a store and steal something, that law is no longer enforced in San Francisco, that which at one time was a felony, has now been reduced to a misdemeanor. And now the misdemeanor is not not being enforced or for that matter, the police won't even take a police report because it happens so often. It's those laws have been taken off the books and the criminals know it.

  2. Andrew McCarthy:

    I don't believe Cuomo would pardon himself, because the groping crime he’s under investigation for in the Commission complaint is (a) considered a misdemeanor and not very serious (i.e., it’s not considered felony sexual assault), and (b) he has vigorously denied the allegation and a pardon would be tantamount to a confession of guilt.

  3. Andrea Williams:

    Despite Francisco's best efforts to make good on his mistake, ICE has taken the position that even a misdemeanor DUI eligible for diversion is enough to end DACA status.

  4. Adrian Peterson:

    I love my son. I love my kids, my family, Like I said after I took the misdemeanor plea, I take full responsibility for my actions. .

  5. Ben Crump:

    While we appreciate that the district attorney is pursuing justice for Daunte, no conviction can give the Wright family their loved one back. This was no accident. This was an intentional, deliberate, and unlawful use of force. Driving while Black continues to result in a death sentence, a 26-year veteran of the force knows the difference between a taser and a firearm. Kim Potter executed Daunte for what amounts to no more than a minor traffic infraction and a misdemeanor warrant.

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