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MISBEHAVIOR

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does misbehavior mean? 

MISBEHAVIOR (noun)
  The noun MISBEHAVIOR has 1 sense:

1. improper or wicked or immoral behavior

  Familiarity information: MISBEHAVIOR used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


MISBEHAVIOR (noun)


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Meaning:

Improper or wicked or immoral behavior

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

misbehavior; misbehaviour; misdeed

Hypernyms ("misbehavior" is a kind of...):

actus reus; misconduct; wrongdoing; wrongful conduct (activity that transgresses moral or civil law)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "misbehavior"):

delinquency; juvenile delinquency (an antisocial misdeed in violation of the law by a minor)

devilment; devilry; deviltry; mischief; mischief-making; mischievousness; rascality; roguery; roguishness; shenanigan (reckless or malicious behavior that causes discomfort or annoyance in others)

ruffianism (violent lawless behavior)

familiarity; impropriety; indecorum; liberty (an act of undue intimacy)

abnormality; irregularity (behavior that breaches the rule or etiquette or custom or morality)

impropriety; indecency (an indecent or improper act)

indiscretion; peccadillo (a petty misdeed)

infantilism (infantile behavior in mature persons)


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