misgovernment


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mis·gov·ern

 (mĭs-gŭv′ərn)
tr.v. mis·gov·erned, mis·gov·ern·ing, mis·gov·erns
To govern inefficiently or badly.

mis·gov′ern·ment n.
mis·gov′er·nor n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.misgovernment - government that is inefficient or dishonestmisgovernment - 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"
Translations

misgovernment

[ˌmɪsˈgʌvənmənt] Ndesgobierno m, mal gobierno m

misgovernment

nMisswirtschaft f (→ of in +dat)
References in classic literature ?
In those days the misgovernment of Ireland was terrible, and Swift, although he loved neither Ireland nor the Irish, fought for their rights until, from being hated by them, he became the idol of the people, and those who had thrown mud and stones now cheered him as he passed.
Such hideous misgovernment as generations of your countrymen had suffered was logically bound to bring its own reprisal."
The seat of misgovernment. That which provides the fire, the pot, the dinner, the table and the knife and fork for the anarchist; the part of the repast that himself supplies is the disgrace before meat.
or any other manner of misgovernment:"); see also BAKER, supra note 84, at 124-25 (discussing Coke's battle against royal prerogative); Harold J.
The system of Caucus democracy, in which Cabinet decisions were frequently rejected by the parliamentary party as a whole, was seen as symbolic of misgovernment. Whitlam's determination to implement the programme on which he had been elected, regardless of deteriorating economic circumstances, was seen as dogmatism.
The catalogue of misgovernment that has been inflicted on Angola's people is almost too grievous to be credible.
The Buckley Court agreed and noted that an "`informed public opinion is the most potent of all restraints upon misgovernment.'" 424 U.S.
See also National Commission on Law Observance and Enforcement, supra note 65, at 15-16 (noting that the office of prosecuting attorney was generally filled by "ambitious beginners as a stepping-stone to practice," and that the insufficient checks on the prosecutorial discretion was "ideally adapted to misgovernment.").
Rather than reinforce the public themes of misgovernment and sedition and patriotism, Shakespeare seized upon a brief anecdote that opened the possibility of exploring the hitherto unsearched private side of his exemplary knight.
Champlain's work was made difficult by the misgovernment that followed the assassination of Henry IV in 1610.
The Post, perhaps cowed by white liberal guilt, never turned its full investigative spotlight on Barry's corruption and misgovernment. Yet the authors do not discuss Sherwood's role in this coverage even though he was then the paper's main reporter on the story.
The republican paper itself was equally disapproving, although it used the incident to rail against misgovernment. May 4, 1898.