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* a discourtesy (hurting the feelings of others)
 
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== Childish offense ==
== Examples of childish offenses ==
 
   
[[Child]]ren are are often [[scolding|scolded]] and/or [[punishment|punished]] for childish offenses ([[misbehavior]]) by their [[parent]]s, [[guardian]]s, or other people [[in loco parentis]] such as [[babysitter]]s, [[governess]]es, [[teacher]]s, etc.
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[[Child]]ren are are often [[scolding|scolded]] and/or [[punishment|punished]] for childish offenses ([[misbehavior]]) by their [[parent]]s, [[guardian]]s, or other people [[in loco parentis]] such as [[babysitter]]s, [[governess]]es, [[teacher]]s, etc. Most importantly they are considered developmental issues expected of childhood to be dealt with on that level and moved on. This is opposed to more serious problems like adult [[crime]]s. Some childish offenses stem from [[age inappropriate behavior]]s that are only considered offenses due to the person's age.
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=== Examples of childish offenses ===
   
 
Typical examples of punishable childish offenses are:
 
Typical examples of punishable childish offenses are:
 
* [[disobedience]] (e.g. to their parents)
 
* [[disobedience]] (e.g. to their parents)
* [[disrespect]], [[defiance]], rebellion against [[authority]]
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* [[disrespect]], [[defiance]], rebellion against [[authority]], acting [[too big for their britches]]
 
* [[lying]]
 
* [[lying]]
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* [[tattletale]]
 
* [[stealing]] (e.g. toys, books, food, money)
 
* [[stealing]] (e.g. toys, books, food, money)
 
* [[teasing]], picking fights
 
* [[teasing]], picking fights
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* damaging property ([[vandalism]])
 
* damaging property ([[vandalism]])
 
* pulling [[prank]]s
 
* pulling [[prank]]s
* [[playing hooky]]
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* [[truancy|playing hooky]]
 
* [[cursing]], name calling
 
* [[cursing]], name calling
 
* throwing [[tantrum]]s
 
* throwing [[tantrum]]s
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* [[naughtiness]]
 
* [[naughtiness]]
 
* delict
 
* delict
* [[crime]]
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* crime
 
* [[felony]]
 
* [[felony]]
 
* tort
 
* tort
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== See also ==
 
== See also ==
 
* [[If-Then Chart]]
 
* [[If-Then Chart]]
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* [[Trouble]]
 
{{Wikipedia|Offense}} (disambiguation)
 
{{Wikipedia|Offense}} (disambiguation)
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{{NavOffenses}}
 
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[[Category:Offenses| ]]

Latest revision as of 15:41, 16 September 2021

Offense (also spelled offence) is a term for:

  • in sports, an attack
  • in law, a violation of the penal law
  • a breaking of a rule or regulation
  • a discourtesy (hurting the feelings of others)

Childish offenseEdit

Children are are often scolded and/or punished for childish offenses (misbehavior) by their parents, guardians, or other people in loco parentis such as babysitters, governesses, teachers, etc. Most importantly they are considered developmental issues expected of childhood to be dealt with on that level and moved on. This is opposed to more serious problems like adult crimes. Some childish offenses stem from age inappropriate behaviors that are only considered offenses due to the person's age.

Examples of childish offensesEdit

Typical examples of punishable childish offenses are:

ThesaurusEdit

  • delinquency
  • misbehavior
  • misconduct, wrong conduct, bad conduct
  • misdoing, misdeed
  • misdemeanor
  • malefaction
  • malpractice
  • wrongdoing
  • outrage
  • naughtiness
  • delict
  • crime
  • felony
  • tort
  • sin

See alsoEdit