improper or illegal behavior <some rough play got the hockey player fined for misconduct on the ice> Related Words crime
a sexual encounter or relationship between a married person and someone other than their spouse <both parties cited misconduct as the reason for the divorce> Related Words criminal conversation
; free love
, love affair
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