nonfeasance


nonfeasance

noun Law.

  1. the omission of some act that ought to have been performed.Compare malfeasance, misfeasance(def 2).

noun

  1. law a failure to act when under an obligation to do soCompare malfeasance, misfeasance

n.also non-feasance, “failure to do what should be done,” 1590s, from non- + feasance.

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