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Misgovernment

Definition of the noun misgovernment

What does misgovernment mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: misgovernments

  1. government that is inefficient or dishonest

Alternative definition of the noun misgovernment

noun

  1. Bad government.

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Google previewPublic Policy (1905)

A Journal for the Correct Understanding of Public Questions and the Development of Good Citizenship

While misgovernment is the direct result of the ...

Google previewThe London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of science, art, literature, and practical mechanics, by the orig. ed. of the Encyclopaedia metropolitana [T. Curtis]. (1839)

by Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)

J misgovernment is, rude; uncivilised: misgovernance, irregularity; ynonyinouswith misgovernment, ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis, Or, Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, Etc. : Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference (1816)

MISGOVERNMENT. n.s.. [mi, and government, 1. Ill administration of public affairs.-- “Men lay the blame of those evils whereof they know not the ground, upon public misgovernment. Raleigh's Essays. 2. Ill management.-Men are miferable, if ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Modern Anti-Superstitionists; or, an Account, arranged alphabetically, of those, who, whether called atheists, sceptics, Deists, latitudinarians, religious reformers, or &c. have, during the last ten centuries, contributed towards the diminution of superstition. Compiled by a searcher after truth [i.e. Julian Hibbert]. (1826)

The justness of these unqualified censures, as party spirit subsides, begins however to be doubted; and, while it is impossible to deny the corruption, misgovernment, and oppression, which reigned in France previous to that great convulsion, ...

Google previewArkansas Biographical Dictionary (1998)

by Jan Onofrio

Four years later, in an effort to stem the tide of adverse public sentiment due to the misgovernment of the carpet bag regime, the regular Republicans (Minstrels), headed by Powell Clayton, nominated Baxter for governor on a reform platform.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Post-Colonial Literatures in English (2004)

by Eugene Benson, L.W. Conolly

Under General Sani Abacha, Nigeria suffered an unprecedented levelof misgovernment and ruthless oppression. With characteristic vigour, eloquence, ingenuityand courage, Soyinka campaigned forhuman and democratic rights, focusing ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Arkansas (1998)

by Nancy Capace

Four years later, in an effort to stem the tide of adverse public sentiment due to the misgovernment of the carpet bag regime, the regular Republicans ("Minstrels" ), headed by Powell Clayton, nominated Baxter for governor on a reform platform.

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Misgovernment Meaning

Video shows what misgovernment means. Bad government.. Failure to restrict oneself, improper behavior, misconduct.. misgovernment synonyms: ...

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Revolution, n. In politics, an abrupt change in the form of misgovernment. (Ambrose Bierce)
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Scrabble value of M3I1S1G2O1V4E1R1N1M3E1N1T1

The value of this 13-letter word is 21 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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