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misconduct

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of misconduct

  1. 1 improper or illegal behavior some rough play got the hockey player fined for misconduct on the ice Synonyms of misconduct malfeasance, misbehavior, misdoing, wrongdoing Words Related to misconduct crime, 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

  2. 2 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 Synonyms of misconduct cheating, infidelity, adultery, two-timing, unfaithfulnessWords Related to misconduct criminal conversation; free love, promiscuity; disloyalty, faithlessness, falseness, inconstancy, perfidiousness, perfidy, treachery; affair (also affaire), amour, fling, love, love affair, romance; intrigue; attachment, infatuation; entanglement, flirtation; liaison, passionNear Antonyms of misconduct allegiance, constancy, dedication, devotedness, devotion, fealty, loyalty, steadfastnessAntonyms of misconduct faithfulness, fidelity


misconduct

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of misconduct

  1. to manage badly misconducted the polar expedition and paid for his mistakes with his life Synonyms of misconduct maladminister, mismanage, misgovern, mishandle, misruleWords Related to misconduct abuse, ill-treat, ill-use, maltreat, mistreat, misuse; damage, harm, hurt, violate; botch, bungleNear Antonyms of misconduct govern, handle, husband, manage, rule; care (for), nurture; aid, help, protect, rescue


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