from The Century Dictionary.
- noun Bad government, management, or administration of public or private affairs.
- noun Want of self-restraint; irregularity in conduet; misbehavior.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun Bad government; want of government.
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- noun Bad
- noun archaic Failure to restrict oneself; improper behavior; misconduct.
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- noun government that is inefficient or dishonest
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Of course, X may overcome Y and lead us to the Singularity, in which misgovernment is no more troublesome than acne.
"My Africa experts say that with the kind of misgovernment that is taking place in Zimbabwe, it is not clear that development is possible at all.
His compilation is the first to cite a comprehensive list of specific war crimes in four categories — illegality of the decision to go to war, misconduct during war, mistreatment of prisoners of war, and misgovernment in the American occupations of Afghanistan and Iraq.
At the level of the individual worker, Mr. Neuwirth is convincing: Millions of people have overcome the obstacles posed by misgovernment and found paths to prosperity through System D.
A revolution is "an abrupt change in the form of misgovernment."
His rule was characterized by misgovernment and discontent, which strengthened the power of the Young Turk movement.
A year ago, after having let monetary printing presses run wild to cover up problems created by misgovernment, President Mugabe famously declared inflation illegal, promising to arrest and punish anyone who raised prices or wages.
But Perlstein is more interested in cataloging political violence than in counting up muggings and break-ins and murders, and he sometimes leaves the reader to assume that the post-1950s spike in lawlessness was an epiphenomenon of urban rioting, campus protest, and right-wing vigilantism, and that liberal misgovernment had little or nothing to do with it.
All this, and the totally unreported victory of a Conservative President in Chile after 20 years of leftie misgovernment.
Bakiyev came to power following similar street protests against corruption, nepotism and misgovernment in 2004.