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1. misdemeanor

noun. ['ˌmɪsdəˈmiːnɝ'] a crime less serious than a felony.

Synonyms

  • perjury
  • false pretence
  • infraction
  • disturbance of the peace
  • criminal offense
  • public nudity
  • sedition
  • offense
  • false pretense
  • infringement
  • violation
  • breach of the peace
  • bearing false witness
  • crime
  • law-breaking
  • disorderly behavior
  • disorderly conduct
  • criminal offence
  • offence
  • indecent exposure
  • misdemeanour

Antonyms

  • defence

Etymology

  • demeanor (English)
  • demenen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • mis- (English)

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Rhymes with Misdemeanor

  • pasadena
  • orangina
  • magaziner
  • intervenor
  • screener
  • rabiner
  • treanor
  • queener
  • greener
  • flener
  • fleenor
  • fleener
  • cleaner
  • brener
  • wiener
  • seanor
  • meaner
  • liener
  • leaner
  • kiener
  • keiner
  • keener
  • keehner
  • jeaner
  • diener
  • deener
  • deaner

How do you pronounce misdemeanor?

Pronounce misdemeanor as ˌmɪsdəˈminər.

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How do you spell misdemeanor? Is it misdemenor ?

A common misspelling of misdemeanor is misdemenor

Sentences with misdemeanor


1. Noun, singular or mass
A crime is categorized as a misdemeanor if the maximum potential jail time is a year or less.

2. Adjective
While most neglect cases are misdemeanor crimes, authorities may charge offenders with felony neglect in some severe cases.

Quotes about misdemeanor


1. Where questions of religion are concerned, people are guilty of every possible sort of dishonesty and intellectual misdemeanor.
- Sigmund Freud, The Future of an Illusion

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