Definition of Misbehavior

1. Noun. Improper or wicked or immoral behavior.




Definition of Misbehavior

1. n. Improper, rude, or uncivil behavior; ill conduct.

Definition of Misbehavior

1. Noun. Action or conduct that is inappropriate, improper, incorrect, or unexpected. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Misbehavior

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Misbehavior

misbefell
misbefitting
misbegan
misbegin
misbeginning
misbegins
misbegot
misbegotten
misbegun
misbehave
misbehaved
misbehaver
misbehavers
misbehaves
misbehaving
misbehavior (current term)
misbehavioral
misbehaviors
misbehaviour
misbehavioural
misbehaviours
misbelief
misbeliefs
misbelieve
misbelieved
misbeliever
misbelievers
misbelieves
misbelieving
misbelievings

Literary usage of Misbehavior

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1. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1889)
"There may be misbehavior In the presence of a court amounting to contempt ... Was not this, such misbehavior upon the part of l he appellant as made him ..."

2. A Hispanic edited by Jose Szapocznik (1998)
"Thus, misbehavior can best be understood by attending to the goals that the child is trying to achieve through her/his misbehavior. ..."

3. New Commentaries on Marriage, Divorce, and Separation as to the Law by Joel Prentiss Bishop (1891)
"A Rhode Island statute authorized divorce for " gross misbehavior and wickedness repugnant to and inconsistent with the marriage contract." And — § 1815. ..."

4. The Federal and State Constitutions: Colonial Charters, and Other Organic by Francis N. Thorpe, United States (1909)
"... removable only for misbehavior, on conviction in a court of law; and, in case of death, resignation, disqualification, or removal out of the State, ..."

5. The Practice at Law, in Equity, and in Special Proceedings in All the Courts by William Wait (1874)
"misbehavior of prevailing party. Another sufficient ground upon which to make application for a new trial is the misbehavior of the prevailing party ..."

6. Judicial and Statutory Definitions of Words and Phrases by West Publishing Company (1904)
"583], provides that the power of the federal courts to punish contempts shall not be construed to extend to any case except the misbehavior of any person in ..."

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