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Synonyms for misdemeanor
ˌmɪs dɪˈmi nərmis·de·meanor

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  1. misdemeanornoun

    Synonyms:
    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.

    Synonyms:
    petty crime

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  1. misdemeanor

    Synonyms:
    transgression, trespass, fault, misdeed

Princeton's WordNet3.8 / 4 votes

  1. misdemeanor, misdemeanour, infraction, violation, infringementnoun

    a crime less serious than a felony

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

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  1. misdemeanornoun

    Synonyms:
    transgression, trespass, fault, misdeed

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  1. misdemeanornoun

    Synonyms:
    offense, transgression

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  1. List of paraphrases for "misdemeanor":

    delict, misdemeanour, offence

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  1. Beverly Tillery:

    We have a lot of unanswered questions, but one thing we know is that Layleen Polanco Xtravaganza should not have died in a cell at Rikers Island, our community came together to demand a thorough, fully transparent investigation and an end to the conditions that turned a misdemeanor offense into a death sentence.

  2. Sheriff Wayne Ivey:

    This case is a perfect example of what is wrong with our criminal justice system, when a registered career criminal with 23 felony charges, 17 misdemeanor charges, multiple convictions for violent offenses and two active and pending drug trafficking cases is out on our streets where he can attempt to kill our deputies and put other lives at risk, something is wrong with our system.

  3. Special Police Officer Alan Byard:

    It’s out of control. We have people that are doing this – are breaking into cars in Nob Hill, then they go down to Fisherman’s Wharf, then they come out here. Then they go to another part of the city and the police can’t chase the cars, it’s considered a misdemeanor.

  4. Republican Sen. Mitt Romney:

    The grave question the Constitution tasks senators to answer is whether The President committed an act so extreme and egregious that it rises to the level of a high crime and misdemeanor, yes, The President did.

  5. Madison County Prosecutor Rodney Cummings:

    I understand it was her desire to help a young man that was in bad shape, but probably not the best example to set for young people to assume other identities and make false statements, i have been charged with three felonies and a misdemeanor, and I have cooperated with authorities every step of the way.


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