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misconduct

mis·con·duct

misconduct

 
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
part of speech: noun
pronunciation: mihs kan duhkt
definition 1: improper, often unlawful behavior; misbehavior.
synonyms:
misbehavior, misdeed, transgression, wrongdoing
similar words:
malefaction, malfeasance, misstep
definition 2: poor or dishonest management, esp. by military or government officials.
synonyms:
maladministration, malfeasance, misgovernment, mishandling, mismanagement
similar words:
dereliction, malpractice, negligence
 
part of speech: transitive verb
pronunciation: mIs kn duhkt
inflections: misconducted, misconducting, misconducts
definition: to manage poorly; mismanage.
synonyms:
maladminister, misgovern, mishandle, mismanage
similar words:
misappropriate, misdirect, neglect