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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Noun- Neglect or wrong performance of official duty.

Usage examples (38)
  • The most familiar and popular use of the term misprision describes the failure to report a crime ....
  • If you conceal information, then it becomes what we call misprision of a felony.
  • The former almost certainly accounts for Steiner's fondness for the word misprision
  • Friday he became the first person to be formally charged - also with "misprision" - since the wave of arrests following the coup bid. for more
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