: behavior that is regarded as socially unacceptable
few forms of malbehavior … are not in history and essence a variation or deflection of normal mechanismsA. L. Gesell and Frances Ilg

Word History


mal- entry 1 + behavior

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“Malbehavior.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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