misrule

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1mis·rule

verb \ˌmis-ˈrül\

Definition of MISRULE

transitive verb
:  to rule incompetently :  misgovern

Examples of MISRULE

  1. <accused of misruling his island nation to the point of economic collapse>

First Known Use of MISRULE

14th century

2misrule

noun

: bad government

Full Definition of MISRULE

1
:  the action of misruling :  the condition of being misruled

Examples of MISRULE

  1. The people of that country have endured many years of misrule.
  2. <the country's long period of misrule had made it a hotbed for terrorist organizations>

First Known Use of MISRULE

14th century

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