Simple Definition of misconduct
: wrong behavior : behavior or activity that is illegal or morally wrong
Full Definition of misconduct
1 : mismanagement especially of governmental or military responsibilities
2 : intentional wrongdoing; specifically : deliberate violation of a law or standard especially by a government official : malfeasance
3 a : improper behavior b : adultery
4 : a penalty (as in ice hockey) for improper behavior or abusive language (as toward an official)
Examples of misconduct
He was forced to defend himself against charges of sexual misconduct.
There have been reports of misconduct by several employees.
First Known Use of misconduct
MISCONDUCT Defined for Kids
Definition of misconduct
: bad behavior
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