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misconduct

noun

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1 improper or illegal behavior
  • some rough play got the hockey player fined for misconduct on the ice

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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

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misconduct

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of misconduct (Entry 2 of 2)

to manage badly
  • misconducted the polar expedition and paid for his mistakes with his life

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The first known use of misconduct was in 1705

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“Misconduct.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/misconduct. Accessed 30 Sep. 2020.

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