misbehavior misbehavior  /ˌmɪs bə ˈheɪv jər/

Definition(s):

  • (n) improper or wicked or immoral behavior

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The head of that firm, Sandra Manzke, a former head of Tremont, has recently been outspoken about misbehavior in the hedge-fund industry.
  2. In a 1991 speech at Harvard, after the hearings, Kennedy acknowledged his own misbehavior and apologized.
  3. Matt Cardy Getty Oddly, Brown overlooked another fundament of Britishness: alcohol-fueled misbehavior.

News

  1. State Department Probes Howard Gutman Prostitution Allegations

    The State Department said on Tuesday it was investigating allegations of sexual misconduct by overseas staff including a report that an ambassador patronized prostitutes after a leaked memo said the agency had ignored the misbehavior. Click here for the rest of the article...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Forward

  2. State Department may have covered up sex and drug scandals, report says

    The State Department is under fire after an internal memo has surfaced that claims investigations into employee misbehavior were called off or manipulated.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Christian Science Monitor

  3. Wendy Dager: Reviewing the reviewers a new Web phenomenon

    In what’s been referred to as “the customer service disaster heard ’round the Internet,” owners of a restaurant in Arizona were repeatedly blasted on the Web for their misbehavior on a popular eatery-makeover television show.
    on June 6, 2013     Source: Ventura County Star

Quotes

  1. "This grand achievement happened under conditions in which some in the world with immorality and misbehavior did not fulfill their promises," Ahmadinejad said. "They signed contracts to provide equipment and spare parts but ...... some of the...
    on Mar 13, 2009 By: Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Source: Reuters

  2. (IsraelNN.com) US President Barack Obama said Tuesday that the US and its allies are developing a "significant regime of sanctions" against Iran, and that the international community was "unified around Iran's misbehavior in this area".
    on Feb 9, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: Arutz Sheva

  3. "I think it is fairly clear what the attitude of our Association is this year towards misbehavior on the field," said Brennan in an interview with The Irish Examiner. "I think that has been well signposted and I hope I don't need to reiterate...
    on Jun 26, 2008 By: Nickey Brennan Source: Irish Voice

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