Misdemeanor

Misdemeanor,

Definition of Misdemeanor:

  1. Offense not amounting to felony but more serious than infraction, and generally punishable by fine or imprisonment, commonly of not more than one year. In the UK law all distinctions between felony and misdemeanor were abolished in 1967, but they remain in the US law.

Synonyms of Misdemeanor

Atrocity, Badness, Breach, Crime, Crime against humanity, Criminal tendency, Criminality, Criminosis, Deadly sin, Delict, Delinquency, Dereliction, Discourtesy, Disorder, Disorderliness, Disorderly conduct, Disruption, Disruptiveness, Enormity, Error, Evil, Evil courses, Evildoing, Failure, Fault, Feloniousness, Felony, Frowned-upon behavior, Genocide, Guilty act, Heavy sin, Hooliganism, Horseplay, Illegality, Impropriety, Indiscretion, Inexpiable sin, Iniquity, Injury, Injustice, Lapse, Lawbreaking, Malefaction, Malfeasance, Malpractice, Malum, Malversation, Minor wrong, Misbehavior, Misconduct, Misdeed, Misdoing, Misfeasance, Misprision, Misprision of treason, Mortal sin, Naughtiness, Nonfeasance, Nonsanctioned behavior, Offense, Omission, Outrage, Peccadillo, Peccancy, Positive misprision, Roughhouse, Rowdiness, Rowdyism, Ruffianism, Sin, Sin of commission, Sin of omission, Sinful act, Slip, Thou scarlet sin, Tort, Transgression, Trespass, Trip, Unutterable sin, Vandalism, Venial sin, Vice, Viciousness, Violation, Wrong, Wrong conduct, Wrongdoing

Meaning of Misdemeanor & Misdemeanor Definition