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1. malfeasance

noun. ['ˌmælˈfiːzəns'] wrongful conduct by a public official.

Synonyms

  • wrongdoing
  • misconduct
  • actus reus

Antonyms

  • goodness
  • good
  • behave
  • refrain

Etymology

  • malfaisance (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Words that Rhyme with Malfeasance

  • defeasance

Example sentences of the word malfeasance


1. Noun, singular or mass
Without this guarantee, new construction poses too much risk of builder malfeasance to make warranty affordable.

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