[non-fee-zuh ns] /nɒnˈfi zəns/
the omission of some act that ought to have been performed.
Compare , (def 2).
(law) a failure to act when under an obligation to do so Compare malfeasance, misfeasance
also non-feasance, “failure to do what should be done,” 1590s, from non- + feasance.
[fee-zuh-buh l] /ˈfi zə bəl/ adjective 1. capable of being done, effected, or accomplished: a feasible plan. 2. probable; likely: a feasible theory. 3. suitable: a road feasible for travel. /ˈfiːzəbəl/ adjective 1. able to be done or put into effect; possible 2. likely; probable: a feasible excuse adj. “capable of being done, accomplished or […]
[fed-er-uh l] /ˈfɛd ər əl/ adjective 1. pertaining to or of the nature of a union of states under a central government distinct from the individual governments of the separate states, as in federal government; federal system. 2. of, relating to, or noting such a central government: federal offices. 3. (initial capital letter) U.S. History. […]
[fee-ling] /ˈfi lɪŋ/ noun 1. the function or the power of perceiving by touch. 2. physical sensation not connected with sight, hearing, taste, or smell. 3. a particular sensation of this kind: a feeling of warmth; a feeling of pain. 4. the general state of consciousness considered independently of particular sensations, thoughts, etc. 5. a […]
[fem-uh-nist] /ˈfɛm ə nɪst/ adjective, Sometimes, feministic 1. advocating social, political, legal, and economic rights for women equal to those of men. noun 2. an advocate of such rights. /ˈfɛmɪnɪst/ noun 1. a person who advocates equal rights for women adjective 2. of, relating to, or advocating feminism n. 1893, from French féministe (1872); cf. […]