|1.||[ verb ] manage badly or incompetently|
"The funds were mismanaged"
|2.||[ noun ] bad or dishonest management by persons supposed to act on another's behalf|
|Related terms:||management mismanage|
|3.||[ verb ] behave badly|
"The children misbehaved all morning"
|Related terms:||behave act act_up fall_from_grace wrongdoing|
|4.||[ noun ] activity that transgresses moral or civil law|
|Synonyms:||wrongful_conduct actus_reus wrongdoing|
"he denied any wrongdoing"
|Related terms:||activity misbehavior wrong violation injustice trespass infliction evildoing dereliction dishonesty malpractice malpractice perversion malversation tort injury misrepresentaation brutalisation misfeasance malfeasance misbehave|