Synonyms for misconduct

Grammar : Noun
Spell : noun mis-kon-duhkt; verb mis-kuhn-duhkt
Phonetic Transcription : noun mɪsˈkɒn dʌkt; verb ˌmɪs kənˈdʌkt

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Définition of misconduct

Origin :
  • 1710, "bad management, neglect;" see mis- (1) + conduct (n.). Meaning "wrong conduct" is attested from 1729.
  • noun bad or unethical behavior
Example sentences :
  • The reason of this appears not to be owing to the country, but to their proceedings and misconduct in it.
  • Extract from : « The History of Louisiana » by Le Page Du Pratz
  • We forgave all his misconduct, and my husband talked to him and implored him to amend.
  • Extract from : « The First Violin » by Jessie Fothergill
  • All these women who misconduct themselves are pitiless and severe.
  • Extract from : « The Memoirs of Madame de Montespan, Complete » by Madame La Marquise De Montespan
  • He considered his mother's misconduct a sufficient excuse for his own hard-heartedness.
  • Extract from : « The Fortune of the Rougons » by Emile Zola
  • Do not judge too severely in respect to the ordinary cases of misconduct in school.
  • Extract from : « The Teacher » by Jacob Abbott
  • He had no idea as he said this that by his own cruelty and his own misconduct he was driving her from him.
  • Extract from : « Kept in the Dark » by Anthony Trollope
  • Divorce is only permitted for misconduct on the part of the wife.
  • Extract from : « The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India » by R. V. Russell
  • He had been reprimanded the preceding day for some misconduct, and it was supposed that he had deserted.
  • Extract from : « The Adventures of the Chevalier De La Salle and His Companions, in Their Explorations of the Prairies, Forests, Lakes, and Rivers, of the New World, and Their Interviews with the Savage Tribes, Two Hundred Years Ago » by John S. C. Abbott
  • He was elected for life by the tribal council, which could depose him for misconduct.
  • Extract from : « The Discovery of America Vol. 1 (of 2) » by John Fiske.
  • There must be evidence of misconduct, and in this case of cruelty or of desertion.
  • Extract from : « The Country House » by John Galsworthy

Antonyms for misconduct

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