malfeasance - Dictionary definition and meaning for word 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.