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    malfeasance

    malfeasance - Dictionary definition and meaning for word malfeasance

    Definition
    (noun) wrongful conduct by a public official
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for malfeasance

Sounds like MAL FEES ANCE What do we mean by it if we say MAL FEES?? Certainly its a bribe. So Malfeasance means officials indulged in taking bribes, a misconduct.

feasance=performance of an act (or feasibility=possible) mal = bad so, overall meaning is "wrong doing" or "possibly wrong"

malfeasance = male+ feast. i.e in the FEAST OF MAN ONLY,they will surely do SOMETHING WRONG.

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