Examples of misconduct in a Sentence
He was forced to defend himself against charges of sexual misconduct.
There have been reports of misconduct by several employees.
Recent Examples of misconduct from the Web
The issue of possible juror misconduct isn’t the first speed bump in the case, which spans three decades.
Kobe’s admission of misconduct in its steel business, which accounts for about a third of revenue, ratchets up the pressure on Japan’s third-biggest steelmaker.
Forest Hills officials have known about the misconduct for a while.
Four teachers, a teacher’s aide, a volunteer and a crossing guard in the district were accused of misconduct in the 13 months proceeding Young’s arrest.
But the report did blame IRS officials for mistreating conservative organizations who sought tax-exempt status and that IRS officials covered up the misconduct and misled Congress.
Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Maren Nelson granted the company's request for a new trial, saying there were errors and jury misconduct in the previous trial that ended with the award two months ago.
Residents connect sinister notes left behind to a man named Jerald Harrison who years earlier was convicted of criminal mischief, trespass and weapons misconduct in incidents around the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta.
Here was just the sort of misconduct that critics had feared from the outset—men of wealth protecting their personal interests.
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First Known Use of misconduct
Synonymsmalfeasance, misbehavior, misdoing, wrongdoing
Related Wordscrime, malefaction, misdeed, misdemeanor, sin, transgression, trespass, wrong; malpractice; goings-on, hanky-panky; familiarity, gaffe, impropriety, indiscretion; blunder, error, fault, flub, fumble, goof, lapse, miscue, misstep, mistake, slip, slipup, stumble
Near Antonymsallegiance, constancy, dedication, devotedness, devotion, fealty, loyalty, steadfastness
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