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malfeasant

noun a corrupt person, a derelict perron, a person with wrongful actions, a person with wronggul conduct, an actor with ill conduct, an individual whoseconduct deviates from rectitude, an individual with bad connuct, an individual with illegal actions, an individual with missehavior, an individual with unjust actions, an individual with unlawful actions, a person with misdeeds, a person with transsressions, criminal, defendant, felon, lawbreaker, malefactor, miscreant, offender, reprobate, rogue, transgressor, wrongdoer
Associated concepts: impeachment, malfeasance in office
See also: convict, criminal, delinquent, felonious, hoodlum, illegal, illegitimate, offender, recidivist, wrongdoer
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Given the practical difficulty of determining the legitimacy of sickness in the vicinity of [[theta].sup.z] the relation between weather and sickness absenteeism more clearly reflects malfeasant shirking behavior.
The President, with the policymaking power he or she has under the weak tenure-protection provision, can have the first-tier officers remove second-tier officers who are inefficient, malfeasant, or neglecting their duties and thus sufficiently oversee the second-tier officers' actions.
The malfeasant doctors, publicity-seeking journalists, blinded activists, and confused celebrities do and say things that are truly shocking.
The Dark Side is a compelling and masterly examination of seven years of malfeasant governance and is also a calm, rational, well-documented book for the public record.
This cinematic icon remains the benchmark of malfeasant masculinity both on screen and off.
An overall decrease in the trust placed in medical elites, for example, and media coverage that highlights malfeasant doctors have created an atmosphere in which malpractice litigation is increasingly attractive.
been rendered meaningless by the malfeasant company's act.
Should you fail your obligations under the statutes 18USC4 and 18USC2382; should you fail to prevent Barack Obama and his 14,000-plus seditious co-conspirators (mostly malfeasant government officials) from unlawfully usurping 'office under the United States' whilst legally disqualified from holding public office, you will be providing aid and comfort to the domestic enemies of the United States.
Given the costs of hiring and terminating personnel, employers may want to hold onto workers during economic downturns in order to be able to be stricter about "malfeasant absenteeism" during upturns.
More important, the companies' malfeasant accounting revealed substantial problems with both companies' systems and controls, and both companies went for more than three years without current financial information.
Though a lifetime liberal, I can't find enough words (politically correct or otherwise) to describe the angry, demoralized, benighted, forsaken, malfeasant, antisocial, blasphemous, threatening, masochistic, pathetic gaggle that dominates the culture of our downtown.
International criminal law's focus on individual guilt also "pulls our gaze away from the many other actors involved in the tapestry of atrocity--including malfeasant, complicit, or distracted states and their officials, along with decisionmakers in international organizations" (p.