malbehavior

noun
mal·​behavior | \ ¦mal+ \

Definition of malbehavior

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

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History and Etymology for malbehavior

mal- entry 1 + behavior

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“Malbehavior.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/malbehavior. Accessed 15 Aug. 2022.

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