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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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