Malfeasance vs Benevolence - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between malfeasance and benevolence

is that malfeasance is wrongdoing while benevolence is benevolence.

malfeasance

English

Noun

(wikipedia malfeasance) (en noun)
  • wrongdoing
  • (legal) Misconduct or wrongdoing, especially by a public official that causes damage.
  • Synonyms

    * (wrongdoing) misconduct, wrongdoing

    benevolence

    English

    Noun

  • (uncountable) disposition to do good
  • (uncountable) charitable kindness
  • (countable) an altruistic gift or act
  • Derived terms

    * benevolent

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