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misrule

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of misrule

  1. a state in which there is widespread wrongdoing and disregard for rules and authority <the country's long period of misrule had made it a hotbed for terrorist organizations> Synonyms lawlessness, anarchyRelated Words anarchism; commotion, tumult, uproar; chaos, confusion, disarray, disorder, disorderliness, disorganization, misorder; disruption, disturbance, havoc, riot, strife, turbulence, turmoil, unrest, upheaval; mutiny, rebellion, revolution, uprising; criminality, outlawryNear Antonyms law, law-abidingness, lawfulness, legality, legitimacy, rule; calmness, harmony, order, orderliness, peace, peaceableness, peacefulness, quiet, tranquillity (or tranquility)




misrule

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of misrule

  1. to manage badly <accused of misruling his island nation to the point of economic collapse> Synonyms maladminister, misconduct, misgovern, mishandle, mismanageRelated Words abuse, ill-treat, ill-use, maltreat, mistreat, misuse; damage, harm, hurt, violate; botch, bungleNear Antonyms govern, handle, husband, manage, rule; care (for), nurture; aid, help, protect, rescue




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