Definition of Misconduct:

  1. Mismanagement, especially culpable neglect of duties.

  2. Unlawful or improper behavior such as in dereliction of duty.

  3. Behave in an improper or unprofessional manner.

  4. Unacceptable or improper behavior, especially by an employee or professional person.

  5. Mismanage (duties or a project).

Synonyms of Misconduct

Misbehave, Do wrong, Go wrong, Behave badly, Misconduct oneself, Be bad, Be naughty, Get up to mischief, Get up to no good, Act up, Act badly, Give someone trouble, Cause someone trouble, Botch, Bungle, Fluff, Fumble, Make a mess of, Mishandle, Misdirect, Misgovern, Misconduct, Mar, Spoil, Ruin, Mangle, Wreck, Abuse, Abuse of office, Bad policy, Badness, Be negligent, Befoulment, Conversion, Corrupt administration, Crime, Criminal tendency, Criminality, Criminosis, Debasement, Defalcation, Defilement, Desecration, Discourtesy, Disorder, Disorderliness, Disorderly conduct, Disruption, Disruptiveness, Diversion, Do amiss, Embezzlement, Evil courses, Evildoing, Feloniousness, Fouling, Frowned-upon behavior, Hooliganism, Horseplay, Impolicy, Impropriety, Inexpedience, Inexpediency, Lawbreaking, Maladminister, Maladministration, Malfeasance, Malpractice, Malversation, Misadminister, Misadministration, Misapplication, Misapply, Misappropriation, Misbehavior, Miscall, Miscite, Miscount, Misdeal, Misdemeanor, Misdirect, Misdirection, Misdoing, Misemploy, Misemployment, Misfeasance, Misfield, Misgovern, Misgovernment, Misguidance, Misguide, Mishandle, Mishandling, Mismanage, Mismanagement, Misplay, Misprint, Misprision, Misprision of treason, Misquote, Misread, Misreport, Misrule, Misspell, Misusage, Misuse, Naughtiness, Neglect, Negligence, Nonfeasance, Nonsanctioned behavior, Omission, Peculation, Perversion, Pilfering, Pollution, Poor stewardship, Positive misprision, Profanation, Prostitution, Roughhouse, Rowdiness, Rowdyism, Ruffianism, Sin, Thou scarlet sin, Vandalism, Venial sin, Vice, Viciousness, Violation, Wrong conduct, Wrongdoing, Negligence, Neglect, Neglectfulness, Delinquency, Failure, Non-performance, Wrongdoing, Delinquency, Unlawfulness, Lawlessness, Crime, Felony, Criminality, Sin, Sinfulness, Evil, Evil-doing

How to use Misconduct in a sentence?

  1. The general was pardoned for misconduct of the war.
  2. The committee reprimanded two members who were found to have misconducted themselves.
  3. She was found guilty of professional misconduct by a disciplinary tribunal.
  4. There is no evidence that the premises were being misconducted.

Meaning of Misconduct & Misconduct Definition