Misconduct vs Dishonest - What's the difference?
As a noun misconduct
is bad behavior.
As a verb misconduct
is to mismanage.
As an adjective dishonest is
From (mis-) + (conduct) (noun)
- The student was threatened with a £2000 fine and banned from using the university's computing resources for two weeks due to gross misconduct on the Internet.
From (mis-) + (conduct) (verb)
# (reflexive) To misbehave.
(rare) To act improperly.
- He misconducted himself with a chorus girl, according to his wife.
Interfering with honesty.
(obsolete) Dishonourable; shameful; indecent; unchaste; lewd.
* Alexander Pope
* Sir T. North
- inglorious triumphs and dishonest scars
(obsolete) Dishonoured; disgraced; disfigured.
- Speak no foul or dishonest words before them [the women].
- Dishonest with lopped arms the youth appears, / Spoiled of his nose and shortened of his ears.