What does Malfeasance mean?

Definitions for Malfeasancemælˈfi zəns

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. malfeasance(noun)

    wrongful conduct by a public official


  1. malfeasance(Noun)


  2. malfeasance(Noun)

    Misconduct or wrongdoing, especially by a public official that causes damage.

  3. Origin: From malfaisance, derived from malfaire, maufaire (“do evil”), from malefacio, from male + facio.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Malfeasance(noun)

    the doing of an act which a person ought not to do; evil conduct; an illegal deed

  2. Origin: [F. malfaisance, fr. malfaisant injurious, doing ill; mal ill, evil + faisant doing, p. pr. of faire to do. See Malice, Feasible, and cf. Maleficence.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Malfeasance

    mal-fē′zans, n. evil-doing: the doing of what one ought not to do: an illegal deed. [Fr. malfaisance—L. male, evil, facĕre, to do.]

Editors Contribution

  1. Malfeasance

    Malfeasance, maltreated

    The government of Buhari of nigeria recovered N559 billion malfeasanced


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Malfeasance in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Malfeasance in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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