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Answer for the clue "Wrongdoing ", 11 letters:
malfeasance

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Word definitions for malfeasance in dictionaries

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English Word definitions in Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
noun EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS ▪ But during the Eighties, when materialism and malfeasance predominated, the electorate suffered guilt pains. ▪ Charged with malfeasance , he pleaded carelessness. ▪ Cities and countryside have been wracked by thousands of small ...

WordNet Word definitions in WordNet
n. wrongful conduct by a public official

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary Word definitions in Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
1690s, from French malfaisance "wrongdoing," from malfaisant , from mal- "badly" (see mal- ) + faisant , present participle of faire "to do," from Latin facere "to do" (see factitious ). Malfeasor "wrong-doer" is attested from early 14c. Related: Malfeasant ...

The Collaborative International Dictionary Word definitions in The Collaborative International Dictionary
Malfeasance \Mal*fea"sance\, n. [F. malfaisance, fr. malfaisant injurious, doing ill; mal ill, evil + faisant doing, p. pr. of faire to do. See Malice , Feasible , and cf. Maleficence .] (Law) The doing of an act which a person ought not to do; evil conduct; ...

Wiktionary Word definitions in Wiktionary
n. 1 wrongdoing 2 (context legal English) Misconduct or wrongdoing, especially by a public official that causes damage.

Usage examples of malfeasance.

He charged malfeasance, he charged treason, murder, blackmail, piracy, simony, forgery, kidnapping, barratry, attempted rape, mental cruelty, indecent exposure, and subornation of perjury.

Computer malfeasance, memory bank barratry, CPU violation, terminal treachery, dropping solder on classified documents-it was terrible.

Once the crisis was past and it was clear that Collos would live, it emerged that the two were Deryni, and that Dimitri, the other brother, had been an undersheriff in Vezaire, allegedly deposed for malfeasance and misappropriation of funds.

At that point, all accusations of malfeasance, misfeasance, and nonfeasance were stilled.

Congress to inquire into the administration of an executive department and to sift charges of malfeasance in such administration.

Malfeasance, nonfeasance, misdemeanors or felonies--it made no difference.

It was Martha who sent us off the rails with her torts and malfeasances.

The one that former President Tavern made when he let his predecessor, Thomas Gates, be prosecuted for his malfeasances in office.

That way you can boot them on the malfeasance clause and put in Mickey's boys without them Commies suin' you--for fear of gettin' in more shit.

If the government determined fault, if it decided the officer had acted out of incompetence or malfeasance, the officer’.

The Headhunter masqueraded as a corporate raider, slowly making his way through a list of companies with the worst records in environmental and social malfeasance.

This starship is to be used for the immediate transport of xenologers Marcos Vladimir "Miro" Ribeira von Hesse and Ouanda Qhenhatta Figueira Mucumbi to the nearest world, Trondheim, where they will be tried under Congressional Indictment by Attainder on charges of treason, malfeasance, corruption, falsification, fraud, and xenocide, under the appropriate statutes in Starways Code and Congressional Orders.

He charged malfeasance, he charged treason, murder, blackmail, piracy, simony, forgery, kidnapping, barratry, attempted rape, mental cruelty, indecent exposure, and subornation of perjury.