Definitions of "misprision"
  1. The act of negligently or wrongly performing a duty by an official
  2. A mistake made by a clerk during a legal process which can be set right in a brief legal procedure
  3. The act of hiding a serious crime like treason or a felony without being part of the crime, and not notifying legal authorities
How to use "misprision" in a sentence
  1. The judge ruled that the police officer's mishandling of evidence constituted misprision.
  2. The mistake in judgement entries was classified as a misprision and was corrected promptly.
  3. The individual was charged with misprision for concealing his knowledge of the felony.

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