Misconduct



[noun mis-kon-duhkt; verb mis-kuh n-duhkt] /noun mɪsˈkɒn dʌkt; verb ˌmɪs kənˈdʌkt/

noun
1.
improper ; wrong behavior.
2.
unlawful by an official in regard to his or her office, or by a person in the administration of justice, such as a lawyer, witness, or juror; malfeasance.
verb (used with object)
3.
to mismanage.
4.
to misbehave (oneself).
noun (mɪsˈkɒndʌkt)
1.
behaviour, such as adultery or professional negligence, that is regarded as immoral or unethical
verb (transitive) (ˌmɪskənˈdʌkt)
2.
to conduct (oneself) in such a way
3.
to manage (something) badly
n.

1710, “bad management, neglect;” see mis- (1) + conduct (n.). Meaning “wrong conduct” is attested from 1729.

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