from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Failure to perform an act that is either an official duty or a legal requirement.
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- n. The intentional failure to perform an official duty or legal requirement.
- n. The lack of liability associated with the failure to act.
non- + (mis)feasance.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)