Nonfeasance



[non-fee-zuh ns] /nɒnˈfi zəns/

noun, Law.
1.
the omission of some act that ought to have been performed.
Compare , (def 2).
/ˌnɒnˈfiːzəns/
noun
1.
(law) a failure to act when under an obligation to do so Compare malfeasance, misfeasance
n.

also non-feasance, “failure to do what should be done,” 1590s, from non- + feasance.

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