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feasance

[ fee-zuhns ]
/ ˈfi zəns /
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noun Law.

the doing or performing of an act, as of a condition or duty.

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The rainy weather could not ________ my elated spirits on my graduation day.

Origin of feasance

1530–40; <Anglo-French fesa(u)nce,Old French faisance, equivalent to fais- (variant stem of faire ≪ Latin facere to do) + -ance-ance
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  • There is one infallible way to put an end to all this, and the easiest in the world, which consists merely in a non-feasance.

    The Vagrancy Problem.|William Harbutt Dawson
  • The distresses most frequently made are on account of rent and taxes and damage-feasance.

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