HyperDic: misconduct

English > 4 senses of the word misconduct:
NOUNactmisconductbad / bad or dishonest management by persons supposed to act on another's behalf
actmisconduct, wrongdoing, wrongful conduct, actus reusactivity that transgresses moral or civil law
VERBsocialmisconduct, misbehave, misdemeanbehave badly
socialmisconduct, mismanage, mishandlemanage badly or incompetently
misconduct > pronunciation
Rhymesabduct ... viaduct: 19 rhymes with ahkt...
English > misconduct: 4 senses > noun 1, act
Meaningbad / bad or dishonest management by persons supposed to act on another's behalf.
Broadermanagement, directionThe act of managing something
Verbsmisconductmanage badly or incompetently
English > misconduct: 4 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningActivity that transgresses moral or civil law.
Synonymswrongdoing, wrongful conduct, actus reus
Narrowerbrutalization, brutalisationThe activity of treating someone savagely or viciously
champertyAn unethical agreement between an attorney and client that the attorney would sue and pay the costs of the client's suit in return for a portion of the damages awarded
derelictionWillful negligence
dishonesty, knaverylack of honesty
falsification, misrepresentationA willful perversion of facts
inflictionAn act causing pain or damage
injuryWrongdoing that violates another's rights and is unjustly inflicted
injuryAn act that causes someone or something to receive physical damage
injustice, unfairness, iniquity, shabbinessAn unjust / unjust / unjust act
maintenance, criminal maintenanceThe unauthorized interference in a legal action by a person having no interest in it (as by helping one party with money or otherwise to continue the action) so as to obstruct justice or promote unnecessary litigation or unsettle the peace of the community
malfeasancewrongful conduct by a public official
malpracticeA wrongful / wrongful act that the actor / actor had no right to do
malpracticeprofessional wrongdoing that results in injury or damage
malversationmisconduct in public office
misbehavior, misbehaviour, misdeedImproper or wicked or immoral behavior
misfeasanceDoing a proper act in a wrongful / wrongful or injurious manner
perversionThe action of perverting something (turning it to a wrong use)
tort, civil wrong(law) any wrongdoing for which an action for damages may be brought
transgression, evildoingThe act of transgressing
trespass, encroachment, violation, intrusion, usurpationentry to another's property without right or permission
violation, infringementAn act that disregards an agreement or a right
BroaderactivityAny specific behavior
Spanishactus reus, mala conducta, maldad
Catalanactus reus, mala conducta, maldat
Verbsmisconductbehave badly
English > misconduct: 4 senses > verb 1, social
MeaningBehave badly.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymsmisbehave, misdemean
Narroweract up, carry onmisbehave badly
fall from gracerevert back to bad / bad behavior after a period of good behavior
Broaderact, movePerform an action, or work out or perform (an action)
Oppositebehave, comportBehave well or properly
Nounsmisconductactivity that transgresses moral or civil law
English > misconduct: 4 senses > verb 2, social
Meaningmanage badly or incompetently.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymsmismanage, mishandle
Broadermanage, deal, care, handleBe in charge of, act on, or dispose of
Nounsmisconductbad / bad or dishonest management by persons supposed to act on another's behalf

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