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Meaning of MISRULE

Pronunciation:  mis'rool

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  government that is inefficient or dishonest

MISRULE is a 7 letter word that starts with M.


 Synonyms: misgovernment
 See Also: governance, governing, government, government activity



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Mis*rule"\, v. t. & i.
    To rule badly; to misgovern.
  2. \Mis*rule"\, n.
    1. The act, or the result, of misruling.
    2. Disorder; confusion; tumult from insubordination.
             Enormous riot and misrule surveyed.   --Pope.
    {Abbot}, or {Lord}, {of Misrule}. See under {Abbot}, and
Thesaurus Terms
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