misgovern

verb
mis·​gov·​ern | \ˌmis-ˈgə-vərn \
misgoverned; misgoverning

Definition of misgovern 

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: to rule or govern in a corrupt, wrong, or incompetent way … but the success of the American Revolution is part of what encouraged French commoners to overthrow the noble class that had misgoverned them for generations.— Ariel Bernier

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15th century, in the meaning defined above

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