Improper and illegal execution of an act that in itself is legal and proper.
A wrong that arises from an action. The incorrect is actual or alleged. This word is usually found in law, concerning the wrongful utilization of appropriate expert.
A trespass; a wrong arising from an overt work; the poor doing of an act which one might lawfully do.
In law: A trespass; a wrong done
In modern-day usage, much more particularly, the misuse of energy; misbehavior in company; the wrongful and injurious workout of legal authority, as distinguished from malfeasance and nonfeasance. This word is generally negligently found in the sense of malfeasance.
doing a suitable act in a wrongful or harmful manner