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English noun: wrongful conduct

1. wrongful conduct (act) activity that transgresses moral or civil law

SamplesHe denied any wrongdoing.

Synonymsactus reus, misconduct, wrongdoing

Broader (hypernym)activity

Narrower (hyponym)brutalisation, brutalization, champerty, civil wrong, criminal maintenance, dereliction, dishonesty, encroachment, evildoing, falsification, infliction, infringement, iniquity, injury, injury, injustice, intrusion, knavery, maintenance, malfeasance, malpractice, malpractice, malversation, misbehavior, misbehaviour, misdeed, misfeasance, misrepresentation, perversion, shabbiness, tort, transgression, trespass, unfairness, usurpation, violation, violation

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