Misprision

Misprision (from mesprendre, modern se méprendre, `to misunderstand`) is a term of English law used to describe certain kinds of offence. Writers on criminal law usually divide misprision into two kinds, negative or positive. It survives in the law of England and Wales and Northern Ireland only in the term misprision of treason. == Negative mis.....
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Misprision

• (n.) A neglect, negligence, or contempt. • (n.) Neglect; undervaluing; contempt. • (n.) The act of misprising; misapprehension; misconception; mistake.
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misprision

1. The act of misprising; misapprehension; misconception; mistake. 'The misprision of this passage has aided in fostering the delusive notion.' (Hare) ... 2. Neglect; undervaluing; contempt. ... 3. A neglect, negligence, or contempt. ... In its larger and older sense it was used to signify 'every considerable misdemeanor which has not a certain nam...
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Misprision

Mis·pri'sion noun [ Late Latin misprisio , or Old French mesprison , prop., a mistaking, but confused with Old French mespris contempt, French mépris . See 2d Misprise , Misprize , Prison .] 1. The act of misprising; misapprehension; misconc...
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misprision

in law, criminal misconduct of various types. Concealment of a serious crime by one who knows of its commission but was not a party to it is ...
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misprision

mistake; overlooking of a crime of another
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