Definition of Misfeasances

1. Noun. (plural of misfeasance) ¹



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Definition of Misfeasances

1. misfeasance [n] - See also: misfeasance

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Misfeasances

misfaith
misfaiths
misfall
misfallen
misfalls
misfalne
misfare
misfared
misfares
misfaring
misfashion
misfashioned
misfashioning
misfashions
misfeasance
misfeasances (current term)
misfeasor
misfeasors
misfeature
misfeatures
misfed
misfeed
misfeeding
misfeeds
misfeeling
misfeign
misfeigns
misfell
misfield
misfielded

Literary usage of Misfeasances

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1. Elements of American Jurisprudence by William Callyhan Robinson (1900)
"Wrongs are divisible, according to the nature of the acts or forbearances of which they consist, into Malfeasances, misfeasances, ..."

2. The Encyclopædia of Pleading and Practice: Under the Codes and Practice Acts by William Mark McKinney, Thomas Johnson Michie (1901)
"In a majority of the states it is held that causes of action against sheriffs and constables, based on the defaults or misfeasances of their deputies, ..."

3. A General Abridgment and Digest of American Law: With Occasional Notes and by Nathan Dane (1824)
"... and the defaults and misfeasances in office of such deputy or deputies in the mean time, as well as before, shall be adjudged a breach of the condition ..."

4. Montgomery's Manual of Federal Procedure by Charles Carroll Montgomery (1914)
"... and for the defaults or misfeasances in office of any such deputy, whether in the lifetime of the clerk or after his death, the clerk and his estate and ..."

5. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1903)
"1230, 1290, the court said: "The government itself is not responsible for the misfeasances, or wrongs, or negligences, or omissions of duty of the ..."

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