nonfeasance

[non-fee-zuhns]
noun Law.
the omission of some act that ought to have been performed. Compare malfeasance, misfeasance ( def 2 ).

Origin:
1590–1600; non- + obsolete feasance; see malfeasance

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nonfeasance (ˌnɒnˈfiːzəns)
 
n
law malfeasance Compare misfeasance a failure to act when under an obligation to do so
 
[C16: from non- + feasance (obsolete) performing or doing, from French faisance, from faire to do, from Latin facere]

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Profligacy and mis, mal and nonfeasance beyond belief and reason.
The governor may at any time remove a member of the council for misfeasance,
  nonfeasance, or malfeasance in office.
The governor may remove a member of the commission at any time for misfeasance,
  nonfeasance, or malfeasance in office.
The governor may at any time remove any member of the council for misfeasance,
  nonfeasance, or malfeasance in office.
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