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misbehaviour

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishmisbehaviourmis‧be‧ha‧viour British English, misbehavior American English /ˌmɪsbɪˈheɪvjə $ -ər/ noun [uncountable] 🔊 🔊 BAD BEHAVIOUR OR ACTIONSbad behaviour that is not acceptable to other people syn misconduct 🔊 Even the most minor forms of misbehaviour were punished.
Examples from the Corpus
misbehaviourIt wallows in the worst excesses of sentimentality and adopts a moral tone that condemns and condones misbehaviour in the same breath.They can only be removed for misbehaviour upon an address by both Houses of Parliament.If these tactics don't work, look for a deeper reason for her misbehaviour.You could tell whether a horse's misbehaviour was due to fear or plain stubbornness.So never use rewards or incentives to stop misbehaviour.It all depends on the parent, on the child, and on the misbehaviour.
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