[ih-val-yoo-ey-shuh n] /ɪˌvæl yuˈeɪ ʃən/
an act or instance of or appraising.
(especially in medicine) a diagnosis or diagnostic study of a physical or mental condition.
1755, from French évaluation, from évaluer “to find the value of,” from é- “out” (see ex-) + valuer (see value).
[ik-spleyn] /ɪkˈspleɪn/ verb (used with object) 1. to make plain or clear; render understandable or intelligible: to explain an obscure point. Synonyms: explicate. Antonyms: confuse. 2. to make known in detail: to explain how to do something. 3. to assign a meaning to; interpret: How can you explain such a silly remark? 4. to make […]
[mis-fee-zuh ns] /mɪsˈfi zəns/ noun, Law. 1. a wrong, actual or alleged, arising from or consisting of affirmative action. 2. the wrongful performance of a normally lawful act; the wrongful and injurious exercise of lawful authority. /mɪsˈfiːzəns/ noun 1. (law) the improper performance of an act that is lawful in itself Compare malfeasance, nonfeasance n. […]
[mis-fee-zer] /mɪsˈfi zər/ noun, Law. 1. a person who is guilty of misfeasance.
[mis-fee-cher] /mɪsˈfi tʃər/ noun, Archaic. 1. a distorted . /mis-fee’chr/ or /mis’fee”chr/ A feature that eventually causes lossage, possibly because it is not adequate for a new situation that has evolved. Since it results from a deliberate and properly implemented feature, a misfeature is not a bug. Nor is it a simple unforeseen side effect; […]