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mis·con·duct

 (mĭs-kŏn′dŭkt)
n.
1.
a. Behavior not conforming to prevailing standards or laws; impropriety.
b. The act or an instance of adultery.
2. Dishonest or bad management, especially by persons entrusted or engaged to act on another's behalf.
3. Deliberate wrongdoing, especially by government or military officials.
v. (mĭs′kən-dŭct′)
tr.v. mis·con·duct·ed, mis·con·duct·ing, mis·con·ducts
1. To mismanage.
2. To behave (oneself) improperly.

misconduct

n
behaviour, such as adultery or professional negligence, that is regarded as immoral or unethical
vb (tr)
1. to conduct (oneself) in such a way
2. to manage (something) badly

mis•con•duct

(n. mɪsˈkɒn dʌkt; v. ˌmɪs kənˈdʌkt)

n.
1. improper behavior.
2. unlawful conduct by an official in regard to his or her office, or by a person in the administration of justice; malfeasance.
v.t.
3. to mismanage.
4. to misbehave (oneself).
[1700–10]

misconduct


Past participle: misconducted
Gerund: misconducting

Imperative
misconduct
misconduct
Present
I misconduct
you misconduct
he/she/it misconducts
we misconduct
you misconduct
they misconduct
Preterite
I misconducted
you misconducted
he/she/it misconducted
we misconducted
you misconducted
they misconducted
Present Continuous
I am misconducting
you are misconducting
he/she/it is misconducting
we are misconducting
you are misconducting
they are misconducting
Present Perfect
I have misconducted
you have misconducted
he/she/it has misconducted
we have misconducted
you have misconducted
they have misconducted
Past Continuous
I was misconducting
you were misconducting
he/she/it was misconducting
we were misconducting
you were misconducting
they were misconducting
Past Perfect
I had misconducted
you had misconducted
he/she/it had misconducted
we had misconducted
you had misconducted
they had misconducted
Future
I will misconduct
you will misconduct
he/she/it will misconduct
we will misconduct
you will misconduct
they will misconduct
Future Perfect
I will have misconducted
you will have misconducted
he/she/it will have misconducted
we will have misconducted
you will have misconducted
they will have misconducted
Future Continuous
I will be misconducting
you will be misconducting
he/she/it will be misconducting
we will be misconducting
you will be misconducting
they will be misconducting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been misconducting
you have been misconducting
he/she/it has been misconducting
we have been misconducting
you have been misconducting
they have been misconducting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been misconducting
you will have been misconducting
he/she/it will have been misconducting
we will have been misconducting
you will have been misconducting
they will have been misconducting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been misconducting
you had been misconducting
he/she/it had been misconducting
we had been misconducting
you had been misconducting
they had been misconducting
Conditional
I would misconduct
you would misconduct
he/she/it would misconduct
we would misconduct
you would misconduct
they would misconduct
Past Conditional
I would have misconducted
you would have misconducted
he/she/it would have misconducted
we would have misconducted
you would have misconducted
they would have misconducted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.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?"
2.misconduct - activity that transgresses moral or civil lawmisconduct - activity that transgresses moral or civil law; "he denied any wrongdoing"
activity - any specific behavior; "they avoided all recreational activity"
brutalisation, brutalization - the activity of treating someone savagely or viciously
usurpation, encroachment, trespass, violation, intrusion - entry to another's property without right or permission
civil wrong, tort - (law) any wrongdoing for which an action for damages may be brought
malversation - misconduct in public office
misbehavior, misbehaviour, misdeed - improper or wicked or immoral behavior
dereliction - willful negligence
malfeasance - wrongful conduct by a public official
misfeasance - doing a proper act in a wrongful or injurious manner
malpractice - a wrongful act that the actor had no right to do; improper professional conduct; "he charged them with electoral malpractices"
malpractice - professional wrongdoing that results in injury or damage; "the widow sued his surgeon for malpractice"
perversion - the action of perverting something (turning it to a wrong use); "it was a perversion of justice"
injury - wrongdoing that violates another's rights and is unjustly inflicted
injury - an act that causes someone or something to receive physical damage
infliction - an act causing pain or damage
evildoing, transgression - the act of transgressing; the violation of a law or a duty or moral principle; "the boy was punished for the transgressions of his father"
knavery, dishonesty - lack of honesty; acts of lying or cheating or stealing
falsification, misrepresentation - a willful perversion of facts
champerty - an unethical agreement between an attorney and client that the attorney would sue and pay the costs of the client's suit in return for a portion of the damages awarded; "soliciting personal injury cases may constitute champerty"
criminal maintenance, maintenance - the unauthorized interference in a legal action by a person having no interest in it (as by helping one party with money or otherwise to continue the action) so as to obstruct justice or promote unnecessary litigation or unsettle the peace of the community; "unlike champerty, criminal maintenance does not necessarily involve personal profit"
infringement, violation - an act that disregards an agreement or a right; "he claimed a violation of his rights under the Fifth Amendment"
Verb1.misconduct - behave badlymisconduct - 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"
fall from grace - revert back to bad behavior after a period of good behavior; "The children fell from grace when they asked for several helpings of dessert"
act up, carry on - misbehave badly; act in a silly or improper way; "The children acted up when they were not bored"
2.misconduct - manage badly or incompetentlymisconduct - manage badly or incompetently; "The funds were mismanaged"
handle, manage, care, deal - 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"

misconduct

noun immorality, wrongdoing, mismanagement, malpractice, misdemeanour, delinquency, impropriety, transgression, misbehaviour, dereliction, naughtiness, malfeasance (Law), unethical behaviour, malversation (rare) He was dismissed from his job for gross misconduct.

misconduct

noun
Improper, often rude behavior:
Translations
سوء تَصَرُّف
špatné chování
dårlig opførselembedsmisbrug
rossz viselkedés
slæm hegîun
neetiškas pasielgimas
slikta uzvedība
zlé správanie
kötü davranış

misconduct

A. [mɪsˈkɒndʌkt] Nmala conducta f; (professional) → falta f de ética profesional, mala conducta f profesional
B. [ˌmɪskənˈdʌkt] VTmanejar mal, dirigir mal
to misconduct o.sportarse or conducirse mal

misconduct

[ˌmɪsˈkɒndʌkt] nfaute f gross misconduct, professional misconduct

misconduct

n
(= improper behaviour)schlechtes Benehmen; (professional) → Berufsvergehen nt, → Verfehlung fim Amt; (sexual) → Fehltritt m; gross misconductgrobes Fehlverhalten
(= mismanagement)schlechte Verwaltung
vr to misconduct oneselfsich schlecht benehmen; (professionally) → sich falsch verhalten

misconduct

[ˌmɪsˈkɒndʌkt] ncattiva condotta, comportamento scorretto; (sexual) → adulterio
professional misconduct → reato professionale

misconduct

(misˈkondakt) noun
bad behaviour.
References in classic literature ?
THE KILLING OF THE SUITORS--THE MAIDS WHO HAVE MISCONDUCTED THEMSELVES ARE MADE TO CLEANSE THE CLOISTERS AND ARE THEN HANGED.
Now, however, tell me which of the women in the house have misconducted themselves, and who are innocent.
But I cannot face her and tell her that the man she is going to marry has misconducted himself.