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acting out

verb
present participle of act out

Synonyms & Antonyms of acting out

to behave badly
  • because his parents spent so much time with his chronically ill sister, the boy resorted to acting out in order to get attention

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acting (toward)

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“Acting out.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/acting%20out. Accessed 17 May. 2022.

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