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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Doing a proper act in a wrongful or injurious manner.

Usage examples (34)
  • "Also, when people come in to start a recall and I show them the legal definitions of 'misfeasance' and 'malfeasance,' that usually stops it right there."
  • A councilman may also be removed for violation of general state law, such as misfeasance or malfeasance.
  • Mr Justice Sweeney that the action by Malcolm, who alleges "misfeasance" in public office and a breach of his human rights, was not "trivial".
  • Nonfeasance or even misfeasance is different than malfesance. for more
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