verb (used with object)
Origin of misgovern
Related formsmis·gov·ern·ment, mis·gov·ern·ance, noun
Examples from the Web for misgovernment
Misgovernment and lack of economic opportunity has created "fertile ground for the insurgency."
The second and equally grave threat is misgovernment at national, provincial, and local levels.
After thirteen years of misgovernment and calamity this third member of the Kiuprili family was called to power.The Turkish Empire, its Growth and Decay|Lord Eversley
The misgovernment of Buckingham and Laud had fostered the Parliamentary idea.Oliver Cromwell|Samuel Rawson Gardiner
The opposition, therefore, could not bring home to the King that species of misgovernment which alone could justify insurrection.The History of England from the Accession of James II.|Thomas Babington Macaulay
One day he heard a cook bewailing the misgovernment of the city.Constantinople|William Holden Hutton
Having tasted the sweets of freedom, they were ill prepared ever again to tolerate injustice and misgovernment.Virginia under the Stuarts 1607-1688|Thomas J. Wertenbaker