malingery

malingery

(məˈlɪŋɡərɪ)
n
the practice of malingering
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But the most damaging argument in the opinion of many is the charge that social insurance not only increases hazard, but vastly more stimulates the simulation of accidents or disease or unemployment; and that encourages the professional mendicant, demoralizes the entire working class by furnishing an easy reward for malingery. (Rubinow, 1913, p.