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Noun misconduct has 2 senses
- misconduct - bad or dishonest management by persons supposed to act on another's behalf
--1 is a kind of management, direction
- 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|
Verb misconduct has 2 senses
- misbehave, misconduct, misdemean - behave badly; "The children misbehaved all morning"
--1 is one way to act, move
Somebody ----s somebody
- mismanage, mishandle, misconduct - manage badly or incompetently; "The funds were mismanaged"
--2 is one way to manage, deal, care, handle
Somebody ----s something