Definition of misgovernment in English:

misgovernment

noun

  • See misgovern

    • ‘Many nationalists disapproved of migration, arguing that it was the wicked and inevitable product of British misgovernment.’
    • ‘Over the years, it has been thoroughly embroiled in scandal, controversy, corruption, and misgovernment.’
    • ‘Enthusiasm at the possibility of transcending ethnic politics turned to dismay as misgovernment, corruption, and human rights violations occurred.’
    • ‘‘An informed public is the most potent of all restraints upon misgovernment,’ he wrote.’
    • ‘Often they were little more than glorified police operations against small and ill-armed settler groups who may have intended protest at misgovernment, rather than revolution.’

Pronunciation

misgovernment

/mɪsˈɡʌv(ə)nm(ə)nt/