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mis·rule

 (mĭs-ro͞ol′)
n.
1. Disorder or lawless confusion.
2. Inept or unwise rule; misgovernment.
tr.v. mis·ruled, mis·rul·ing, mis·rules
To rule ineptly, unjustly, or unwisely; misgovern.

misrule

(ˌmɪsˈruːl)
vb
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (tr) to govern inefficiently or without humanity or justice
n
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) inefficient or inhumane government
2. disorder

mis•rule

(mɪsˈrul)

n., v. -ruled, -rul•ing. n.
1. bad or unwise rule; misgovernment.
2. disorder or lawlessness.
v.t.
3. to rule badly; misgovern.
[1300–50]

misrule


Past participle: misruled
Gerund: misruling

Imperative
misrule
misrule
Present
I misrule
you misrule
he/she/it misrules
we misrule
you misrule
they misrule
Preterite
I misruled
you misruled
he/she/it misruled
we misruled
you misruled
they misruled
Present Continuous
I am misruling
you are misruling
he/she/it is misruling
we are misruling
you are misruling
they are misruling
Present Perfect
I have misruled
you have misruled
he/she/it has misruled
we have misruled
you have misruled
they have misruled
Past Continuous
I was misruling
you were misruling
he/she/it was misruling
we were misruling
you were misruling
they were misruling
Past Perfect
I had misruled
you had misruled
he/she/it had misruled
we had misruled
you had misruled
they had misruled
Future
I will misrule
you will misrule
he/she/it will misrule
we will misrule
you will misrule
they will misrule
Future Perfect
I will have misruled
you will have misruled
he/she/it will have misruled
we will have misruled
you will have misruled
they will have misruled
Future Continuous
I will be misruling
you will be misruling
he/she/it will be misruling
we will be misruling
you will be misruling
they will be misruling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been misruling
you have been misruling
he/she/it has been misruling
we have been misruling
you have been misruling
they have been misruling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been misruling
you will have been misruling
he/she/it will have been misruling
we will have been misruling
you will have been misruling
they will have been misruling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been misruling
you had been misruling
he/she/it had been misruling
we had been misruling
you had been misruling
they had been misruling
Conditional
I would misrule
you would misrule
he/she/it would misrule
we would misrule
you would misrule
they would misrule
Past Conditional
I would have misruled
you would have misruled
he/she/it would have misruled
we would have misruled
you would have misruled
they would have misruled
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.misrule - government that is inefficient or dishonestmisrule - government that is inefficient or dishonest
governing, government activity, government, governance, administration - the act of governing; exercising authority; "regulations for the governing of state prisons"; "he had considerable experience of government"

misrule

noun
1. mismanagement, maladministration, bad government, misgovernment He was accused of corruption and misrule.
2. disorder, confusion, chaos, turmoil, anarchy, lawlessness, tumult gearing up for his role as the lord of misrule

misrule

noun
A lack of civil order or peace:
Translations

misrule

[ˌmɪsˈruːl]

misrule

nschlechte Regierung; (by government also) → Misswirtschaft f
References in classic literature ?
But now, while Milton's mind was full of splendid images, while in spite of the discomfort and lonliness of his misruled home, he was adding line to line of splendid sounding English, great changes came over the land.
With Gadhafi holding nothing back in his assault on the citizens he has misruled for more than 40 years, every passing day will only result in more Libyans dead at the hands of their nominal leader.
On a misruled continent that seems to be sinking ever closer to a war of all against all, the resourcefulness of its people may offer the best hope for renewal.