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
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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.
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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
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misbehaviour

[ˌmɪsbɪˈheɪvjər] misbehavior (US) nmauvaise conduite f
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misbehaviour

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

misbehavior (Am) [ˌmɪsbɪˈheɪvjəʳ] ncomportamento scorretto
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misbehave

(misbiˈheiv) verb
to behave badly. If you misbehave, I'll send you to bed.
misbehaviour , (American) misbehavior (-ˈheivjə) noun
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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.
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."
PESHAWAR -- Provincial Minister for Information Shaukat Yousafzai has taken notice of misbehaviour and manhandling of media team by staff of the mega transports system-Rapid Bus Transit (BRT) at the provincial metropolis and sought an inquiry report of the incident within three days.
Hearts owner Ann Budge has confirmed that a section of Tynecastle will remain closed when Hibernian and the Old Firm visit this season, claiming that it has helped curb fan misbehaviour.
Summary: Mirzapur (Uttar Pradesh) [India], July 08 (ANI): A controversy erupted on Monday in Mirzapur after a senior BJP leader accused police of misbehaviour after he was fined for a traffic violation.
The violations mostly include non-completion of routes, misbehaviour with passengers and overloading.
A three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar heard the case regarding the alleged misbehaviour of the GB minister with the arrival incharge at the Islamabad airport after his flight was delayed on November 16.
ISLAMABAD -- Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar on Friday took notice of the alleged misbehaviour of Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) Tourism Minister Fida Hussain at the Islamabad International Airport.
ISLAMABAD:Supreme Court (SC) on Saturday adjourned the hearing the case of misbehaviour with airport staff till December 3rd due to the absence of Gilgit-BaltistanMinister for Tourism Fida Hussain.
Summary: The actor said no woman should be subjected to 'any kind of misbehaviour' at the workplace
e "Millions of pounds have been spent upgrading our transport system and any level of misbehaviour is unacceptable.