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misbehavior

[mis-bi-heyv-yer] /ˌmɪs bɪˈheɪv yər/
noun
1.
improper, inappropriate, or bad behavior.
Also, especially British, misbehaviour.
Origin
1480-1490
1480-90; mis-1 + behavior
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misbehavior

n.

also misbehaviour, late 15c., from mis- (1) + behavior.

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