Etymology
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nonfeasance (n.)

also non-feasance, "failure to do what should be done, the omission of some act which ought to have been performed," 1590s, from non- + feasance.

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Definitions of nonfeasance

nonfeasance (n.)
a failure to act when under an obligation to do so; a refusal (without sufficient excuse) to do that which it is your legal duty to do;
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