Definitions for "Demerits"
A point system used to rate the quality of a particular arrangement of type, for example, when line breaking in TEX. Lines receive demerits for faults such as being -too loose or tight; paragraphs, for defects such as consecutive hyphenations.
Keywords:  academic, poor, met, marking, school
In reference to school behavior, demerits are given out for poor behavior. When a certain number is met the student is restricted from non academic activities for that marking period.