DELINQUENCY

Any behaviour that violates social rules and conventions. See juvenile delinquency.

DELINQUENCY: "Delinquency is often used for the misbehaviour of children and adolescents."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "DELINQUENCY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/delinquency/ (accessed January 26, 2020).
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