What does the word Maladministration mean?

Usage examples for Maladministration

  1. The discontent engendered by maladministration was heightened by calamities which the best administration could not have averted. – The History of England from the Accession of James II. Volume 1 (of 5) by Thomas Babington Macaulay
  2. A great deal of that has arisen, not so much from intentional fraud, as from the fact that weak and incapable men have found themselves tumbling about in an ocean of bank- notes and gold, and they appear to have lost all sight of where it came from, to whom it belonged, and whether it was possible by any maladministration ever to come to an end of it. – Selected-Speeches-on-British-Foreign-Policy-1738-1914 by Jones, Edgar R. (Edgar Rees), Sir