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misconduct

 
Noun misconduct has 2 senses
  1. misconduct - bad or dishonest management by persons supposed to act on another's behalf
    --1 is a kind of
    management, direction
    Derived form: verb misconduct2
  2. wrongdoing, wrongful conduct, misconduct, actus reus - activity that transgresses moral or civil law; "he denied any wrongdoing"
    --2 is a kind of activity
    --2 has particulars:
     brutalization, brutalisation; trespass, encroachment, violation, intrusion, usurpation; tort, civil wrong; malversation; misbehavior, misbehaviour, misdeed; dereliction; malfeasance; misfeasance; malpractice; malpractice; perversion; wrong, legal injury, damage; injury; injustice, unfairness, iniquity; infliction; transgression, evildoing; dishonesty, knavery; falsification, misrepresentaation; violation, infringement
    Derived form: verb misconduct1
Verb misconduct has 2 senses
  1. misbehave, misconduct, misdemean - behave badly; "The children misbehaved all morning"
    --1 is one way to act, move
    Derived form: noun misconduct2
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s somebody
  2. mismanage, mishandle, misconduct - manage badly or incompetently; "The funds were mismanaged"
    --2 is one way to manage, deal, care, handle
    Derived form: noun misconduct1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
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