Synonyms for misconduct

Synonyms for (noun) misconduct

Synonyms: misconduct, wrongdoing, wrongful conduct, actus reus

Definition: activity that transgresses moral or civil law

Usage: he denied any wrongdoing

Similar words: activity

Definition: any specific behavior

Usage: they avoided all recreational activity

Synonyms: misconduct

Definition: bad or dishonest management by persons supposed to act on another's behalf

Similar words: direction, management

Definition: the act of managing something

Usage: he was given overall management of the program; is the direction of the economy a function of government?

Synonyms for (verb) misconduct

Synonyms: misconduct, mishandle, mismanage

Definition: manage badly or incompetently

Usage: The funds were mismanaged

Similar words: deal, handle, manage, care

Definition: be in charge of, act on, or dispose of

Usage: I can deal with this crew of workers; This blender can't handle nuts; She managed her parents' affairs after they got too old

Synonyms: misbehave, misconduct, misdemean

Definition: behave badly

Usage: The children misbehaved all morning

Similar words: move, act

Definition: perform an action, or work out or perform (an action)

Usage: 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

Visual thesaurus for misconduct