Dictionary

1misrule

verb mis·rule \ˌmis-ˈrül\

Definition of MISRULE

transitive verb
:  to rule incompetently :  misgovern
ADVERTISEMENT

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

Browse

3 ENTRIES FOUND:
Next Word in the Dictionary: miss (verb)Previous Word in the Dictionary: misrepresentAll Words Near: misrule
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears