misdemean


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misdemean

(ˌmɪsdɪˈmiːn)
vb
a rare word for misbehave
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misdemean


Past participle: misdemeaned
Gerund: misdemeaning

Imperative
misdemean
misdemean
Present
I misdemean
you misdemean
he/she/it misdemeans
we misdemean
you misdemean
they misdemean
Preterite
I misdemeaned
you misdemeaned
he/she/it misdemeaned
we misdemeaned
you misdemeaned
they misdemeaned
Present Continuous
I am misdemeaning
you are misdemeaning
he/she/it is misdemeaning
we are misdemeaning
you are misdemeaning
they are misdemeaning
Present Perfect
I have misdemeaned
you have misdemeaned
he/she/it has misdemeaned
we have misdemeaned
you have misdemeaned
they have misdemeaned
Past Continuous
I was misdemeaning
you were misdemeaning
he/she/it was misdemeaning
we were misdemeaning
you were misdemeaning
they were misdemeaning
Past Perfect
I had misdemeaned
you had misdemeaned
he/she/it had misdemeaned
we had misdemeaned
you had misdemeaned
they had misdemeaned
Future
I will misdemean
you will misdemean
he/she/it will misdemean
we will misdemean
you will misdemean
they will misdemean
Future Perfect
I will have misdemeaned
you will have misdemeaned
he/she/it will have misdemeaned
we will have misdemeaned
you will have misdemeaned
they will have misdemeaned
Future Continuous
I will be misdemeaning
you will be misdemeaning
he/she/it will be misdemeaning
we will be misdemeaning
you will be misdemeaning
they will be misdemeaning
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been misdemeaning
you have been misdemeaning
he/she/it has been misdemeaning
we have been misdemeaning
you have been misdemeaning
they have been misdemeaning
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been misdemeaning
you will have been misdemeaning
he/she/it will have been misdemeaning
we will have been misdemeaning
you will have been misdemeaning
they will have been misdemeaning
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been misdemeaning
you had been misdemeaning
he/she/it had been misdemeaning
we had been misdemeaning
you had been misdemeaning
they had been misdemeaning
Conditional
I would misdemean
you would misdemean
he/she/it would misdemean
we would misdemean
you would misdemean
they would misdemean
Past Conditional
I would have misdemeaned
you would have misdemeaned
he/she/it would have misdemeaned
we would have misdemeaned
you would have misdemeaned
they would have misdemeaned
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.misdemean - behave badlymisdemean - behave badly; "The children misbehaved all morning"
act, move - perform an action, or work out or perform (an action); "think before you act"; "We must move quickly"; "The governor should act on the new energy bill"; "The nanny acted quickly by grabbing the toddler and covering him with a wet towel"
fall from grace - revert back to bad behavior after a period of good behavior; "The children fell from grace when they asked for several helpings of dessert"
act up, carry on - misbehave badly; act in a silly or improper way; "The children acted up when they were not bored"
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