misbehaviour


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Noun1.misbehaviour - improper or wicked or immoral behaviormisbehaviour - improper or wicked or immoral behavior
actus reus, wrongful conduct, misconduct, wrongdoing - activity that transgresses moral or civil law; "he denied any wrongdoing"
juvenile delinquency, delinquency - an antisocial misdeed in violation of the law by a minor
mischief, mischief-making, devilment, roguery, shenanigan, roguishness, devilry, deviltry, mischievousness, rascality - reckless or malicious behavior that causes discomfort or annoyance in others
ruffianism - violent lawless behavior
indecorum, impropriety, familiarity, liberty - an act of undue intimacy
irregularity, abnormality - behavior that breaches the rule or etiquette or custom or morality
indecency, impropriety - an indecent or improper act
peccadillo, indiscretion - a petty misdeed
infantilism - infantile behavior in mature persons

misbehaviour

noun misconduct, mischief, misdemeanour, shenanigans (informal), impropriety, acting up (informal), bad behaviour, misdeeds, rudeness, indiscipline, insubordination, naughtiness, monkey business (informal), incivility This child's misbehaviour could have been avoided.
Translations
سوء تَصَرُّف، سُلوك سَيِّئ
špatné chování
dårlig opførsel
neveletlenség
ótilhlÿîileg hegîun
študovať ako vedľajší odbor

misbehaviour

misbehavior (US) [ˌmɪsbɪˈheɪvjəʳ] Nmala conducta f, mal comportamiento m

misbehaviour

[ˌmɪsbɪˈheɪvjər] misbehavior (US) nmauvaise conduite f

misbehaviour

, (US) misbehavior
nschlechtes Benehmen; (of child also)Ungezogenheit f; sexual misbehavioursexuelles Fehlverhalten

misbehaviour

misbehavior (Am) [ˌmɪsbɪˈheɪvjəʳ] ncomportamento scorretto

misbehave

(misbiˈheiv) verb
to behave badly. If you misbehave, I'll send you to bed.
misbehaviour , (American) misbehavior (-ˈheivjə) noun
References in classic literature ?
And here, reader, we must strictly caution thee that thou dost not take any occasion, from the misbehaviour of such a wretch as this, to reflect on so worthy and honourable a body of men as are the officers of our army in general.
I bowed and returned the pledge; beginning to perceive that it would be foolish to sit sulking for the misbehaviour of a pack of curs; besides, I felt loth to yield the fellow further amusement at my expense; since his humour took that turn.
This I have now effected; and since he declares that the taste, the smell, the sight of any one of them is sufficient to make him sick, I have given up teasing him about them, except now and then as objects of terror in cases of misbehaviour.
I will only tell thee that, either fate being envious of so great a boon placed in my hands by good fortune, or perhaps (and this is more probable) this castle being, as I have already said, enchanted, at the time when I was engaged in the sweetest and most amorous discourse with her, there came, without my seeing or knowing whence it came, a hand attached to some arm of some huge giant, that planted such a cuff on my jaws that I have them all bathed in blood, and then pummelled me in such a way that I am in a worse plight than yesterday when the carriers, on account of Rocinante's misbehaviour, inflicted on us the injury thou knowest of; whence conjecture that there must be some enchanted Moor guarding the treasure of this damsel's beauty, and that it is not for me.
RAWALPINDI -- The Sub-Engineer of Islamabad Electricity Supply Company suspended a meter reader for alleged misconduct and misbehaviour with seniors, sources said on Wednesday.
Misbehaviour of Pakistan with the wife and mother of Kulbhushan Jadhav was misbehaviour with all Indians.
A contempt of court proceeding was also initiated against LHC Multan High Court Bar Association President Sher Zaman at the principle registry Lahore over his misbehaviour with a judge during the hearing and the staged protest outside the court.
While addressing an open court at Divisional office Kot Addu on Tuesday, he strict legal action would be taken against officials involved in any illegal activity or misbehaviour with the citizens.
Summary: Study shows attitude of motorists is improving, but road misbehaviour is still high
The findings are published in Out of Control: Punishment in Prison, the latest in a series of Howard League reports examining how prisons respond to misbehaviour.
An Efficient Approach for the Detection of Node Misbehaviour in a MANET based on Link Misbehaviour", Advance Computing Conference (IACC), 2013 IEEE 3rd International
Karachi -- Pakistan International Airlines on Thursday ordered an inquiry into an incident of alleged misbehaviour of its staff with passengers in Paris.