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Misbehavior vs. Misconduct

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Misbehaviornoun

(American spelling) Action or conduct that is inappropriate, improper, incorrect, or unexpected.

‘The teacher did not tolerate misbehavior in his classroom.’;

Misconductnoun

Behavior that is considered to be unacceptable.

‘The student was threatened with a £2,000 fine and banned from using the university's computing resources for two weeks due to gross misconduct on the Internet.’;

Misbehaviornoun

Improper, rude, or uncivil behavior; ill conduct.

Misconductverb

(transitive) To mismanage.

Misbehaviornoun

improper or wicked or immoral behavior

Misconductverb

(reflexive) To behave inappropriately, to misbehave.

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Misconductverb

To act improperly.

Misconductnoun

Wrong conduct; bad behavior; mismanagement.

Misconductnoun

Unlawful or unethical conduct by a person holding a public office or having a position of responsibility in the administration of justice; malfeasance; as, discussing the case out of court during a trial is misconduct by a juror;

Misconductverb

To conduct amiss; to mismanage.

Misconductverb

To behave amiss.

Misconductnoun

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

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Misconductnoun

activity that transgresses moral or civil law;

‘he denied any wrongdoing’;

Misconductverb

behave badly;

‘The children misbehaved all morning’;

Misconductverb

manage badly or incompetently;

‘The funds were mismanaged’;

Misconduct

Misconduct is wrongful, improper, or unlawful conduct motivated by premeditated or intentional purpose or by obstinate indifference to the consequences of one's acts. It is an act which is forbidden or a failure to do that which is required.

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