verb (used with object), mis·ruled, mis·rul·ing.
Examples from the Web for misrule
A decade ago, Afghans were exhausted by years of war and misrule.The U.S. and Pakistan: Can This Marriage Be Saved?|Ron Moreau|April 3, 2012|DAILY BEAST
There were mitigations of the misrule in Piedmont, Tuscany, and the Austrian territories.The Life of Mazzini|Bolton King
But so popular were these Lords of Misrule that every nobleman and person of position had one.A Righte Merrie Christmasse|John Ashton
The whole country groaned under a misrule, and commerce and agriculture were crippled by the system of taxation.The Rise of the Democracy|Joseph Clayton