Misgovernment
Misgovernment \Mis*gov"ern*ment\, n. Bad government; want of government. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

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  • misgovernment — index anarchy, lynch law, maladministration, malfeasance, misconduct, misrule Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • misgovernment — (n.) late 14c., from MIS (Cf. mis ) (1) + GOVERNMENT (Cf. government) …   Etymology dictionary

  • misgovernment — misgovern mis‧gov‧ern [mɪsˈgʌvn ǁ ərn] verb [intransitive, transitive] if a country or organization is misgoverned, it is not run or managed well: • There is no doubt that the country has been terribly misgoverned in recent decades, and that a… …   Financial and business terms

  • misgovernment — n. 1. Maladministration, misgovernment. 2. Irregularity, loose conduct, licentiousness, disorder …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • misgovernment — See misgovern. * * * …   Universalium

  • misgovernment — noun Bad government. Syn: misgovernance …   Wiktionary

  • misgovernment — n. wrong or dishonest government …   English contemporary dictionary

  • misgovernment — mis·gov·ern·ment …   English syllables

  • misgovernment — noun government that is inefficient or dishonest • Syn: ↑misrule • Derivationally related forms: ↑misgovern • Hypernyms: ↑government, ↑governing, ↑governance, ↑government activity, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • misgovern — misgovernment, misgovernance, n. /mis guv euhrn/, v.t. to govern or manage badly. [1375 1425; late ME misgovernen. See MIS 1, GOVERN] * * * …   Universalium

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