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Definitions and Synonyms of wrongful conduct | Another word for wrongful conduct | What is wrongful conduct?

Definition 1: activity that transgresses moral or civil law - [noun denoting act]

Samples where wrongful conduct or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he denied any wrongdoing

Synonyms for wrongful conduct in the sense of this definition

(wrongful conduct is a kind of ...) any specific behavior

"they avoided all recreational activity"

(... is a kind of wrongful conduct ) wrongdoing that violates another's rights and is unjustly inflicted

(... is a kind of wrongful conduct ) an act that causes someone or something to receive physical damage

(... is a kind of wrongful conduct ) an unjust act

(... is a kind of wrongful conduct ) an act causing pain or damage

(... is a kind of wrongful conduct ) the act of transgressing; the violation of a law or a duty or moral principle

"the boy was punished for the transgressions of his father"

(... is a kind of wrongful conduct ) lack of honesty; acts of lying or cheating or stealing

(... is a kind of wrongful conduct ) a willful perversion of facts

(... is a kind of wrongful conduct ) an unethical agreement between an attorney and client that the attorney would sue and pay the costs of the client's suit in return for a portion of the damages awarded

"soliciting personal injury cases may constitute champerty"

(... is a kind of wrongful conduct ) the unauthorized interference in a legal action by a person having no interest in it (as by helping one party with money or otherwise to continue the action) so as to obstruct justice or promote unnecessary litigation or unsettle the peace of the community

"unlike champerty, criminal maintenance does not necessarily involve personal profit"

(... is a kind of wrongful conduct ) the action of perverting something (turning it to a wrong use)

"it was a perversion of justice"

(... is a kind of wrongful conduct ) professional wrongdoing that results in injury or damage

"the widow sued his surgeon for malpractice"

(... is a kind of wrongful conduct ) the activity of treating someone savagely or viciously

(... is a kind of wrongful conduct ) entry to another's property without right or permission

(... is a kind of wrongful conduct ) (law) any wrongdoing for which an action for damages may be brought

(... is a kind of wrongful conduct ) misconduct in public office

(... is a kind of wrongful conduct ) improper or wicked or immoral behavior

(... is a kind of wrongful conduct ) willful negligence

(... is a kind of wrongful conduct ) wrongful conduct by a public official

(... is a kind of wrongful conduct ) doing a proper act in a wrongful or injurious manner

(... is a kind of wrongful conduct ) a wrongful act that the actor had no right to do; improper professional conduct

"he charged them with electoral malpractices"

(... is a kind of wrongful conduct ) an act that disregards an agreement or a right

"he claimed a violation of his rights under the Fifth Amendment"

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