Misconduct and Mischief

Misconduct

Misconduct noun - Improper or illegal behavior.

Mischief is a synonym for misconduct in misbehaviour topic. In some cases you can use "Mischief" instead a noun "Misconduct", when it comes to topics like rascality, bad or unethical behavior.

Mischief

Mischief noun - Playful, reckless behavior that is not intended to cause serious harm.
Usage example: the children claimed that setting off a firecracker was harmless mischief, but they got a lecture anyway

Misconduct is a synonym for mischief in trouble topic. You can use "Misconduct" instead a noun "Mischief", if it concerns topics such as naughtiness, rascality.

How words are described

serious serious misconduct serious mischief
sexual sexual misconduct sexual mischief
criminal criminal misconduct criminal mischief
general general misconduct general mischief
Other adjectives: minor.
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