from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. An omission or neglect to do something, esp. that which ought to have been done. Cf. malfeasance.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The omission of some act which ought to have been performed by the party: distinguished from misfeasance.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a failure to act when under an obligation to do so; a refusal (without sufficient excuse) to do that which it is your legal duty to do
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