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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: misdemeanor(0.01082 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to misdemeanor.
English → English (WordNet)
n : a crime less serious than a felony [syn: misdemeanour, infraction,
offence, offense, violation, infringement]
English → English (gcide)
Misdemeanor \Mis`de*mean"or\, n.
1. Ill behavior; evil conduct; fault. --Shak.
2. (Law) A crime less than a felony. --Wharton.
Note: As a rule, in the old English law, offenses capitally
punishable were felonies; all other indictable offenses
were misdemeanors. In common usage, the word crime is
employed to denote the offenses of a deeper and more
atrocious dye, while small faults and omissions of less
consequence are comprised under the gentler name of
The distinction, however, between felonies and
misdemeanors is purely arbitrary, and is in most
jurisdictions either abrogated or so far reduced as to
be without practical value. Cf. Felony. --Wharton.
Syn: Misdeed; misconduct; misbehavior; fault; trespass;