Examples from the Web for malfeasance
The commission has accused Yingluck of malfeasance in a rice-subsidy program aimed at improving the incomes of Thai rice farmers.
The prime minister must appear before the anti-corruption commission on February 27 to answer the malfeasance charges.
Allegations of malfeasance against Raheen continue to surface.
Arguably that question points to a much larger problem than Stapel's malfeasance.How Social Scientists, and the Rest of Us, Got Seduced By a Good Story|Megan McArdle|April 30, 2013|DAILY BEAST
He was removed from any position of authority for malfeasance a decade ago.Church of Scientology Details Error in Lawrence Wright’s Book|Karen Pouw|January 23, 2013|DAILY BEAST
For if the prime minister defended him, as was likely, he might be accused of protecting guilt and malfeasance.A History of England|Charles Oman
Malfeasance was stimulated by the excessive tenderness which forbore to visit misconduct with punishment.A History of The Inquisition of Spain; vol. 2,|Henry Charles Lea
Very little of the malfeasance in positions of public trust escaped the attention of this writer.
Removals were made for neglect of duty, malfeasance in office, refusing to obey orders, and obstructing Reconstruction.Civil War and Reconstruction in Alabama|Walter L. Fleming
The Duke of York, commander-in-chief of the British forces, compelled to resign for malfeasance in office.The Scrap Book, Volume 1, No. 1|Various
British Dictionary definitions for malfeasance
Word Origin for malfeasance
Word Origin and History for malfeasance
1690s, from French malfaisance "wrongdoing," from malfaisant, from mal- "badly" (see mal-) + faisant, present participle of faire "to do," from Latin facere "to do" (see factitious). Malfeasor "wrong-doer" is attested from early 14c. Related: Malfeasant.