Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun misconduct

2 senses of misconduct

Sense 1
misconduct -- (bad or dishonest management by persons supposed to act on another's behalf)
       => management, direction -- (the act of managing something; "he was given overall management of the program"; "is the direction of the economy a function of government?")

Sense 2
wrongdoing, wrongful conduct, misconduct, actus reus -- (activity that transgresses moral or civil law; "he denied any wrongdoing")
       => activity -- (any specific behavior; "they avoided all recreational activity")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb misconduct

2 senses of misconduct

Sense 1
misbehave, misconduct, misdemean -- (behave badly; "The children misbehaved all morning")
       => act, move -- (perform an action, or work out or perform (an action); "think before you act"; "We must move quickly"; "The governor should act on the new energy bill"; "The nanny acted quickly by grabbing the toddler and covering him with a wet towel")

Sense 2
mismanage, mishandle, misconduct -- (manage badly or incompetently; "The funds were mismanaged")
       => manage, deal, care, handle -- (be in charge of, act on, or dispose of; "I can deal with this crew of workers"; "This blender can't handle nuts"; "She managed her parents' affairs after they got too old")

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