View definitions for mismanage


verb as in bungle

verb as in manage badly

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He mismanaged a state unemployment system that mailed checks to out of state prisoners but not to thousands of unemployed Californians who couldn’t pay rent or buy groceries.

New York and Massachusetts sued FedLoan for allegedly mismanaging the loan forgiveness program and blamed the Education Department for lax oversight.

Unfortunately, the business was mismanaged and Amos ultimately lost control of the company and even his name and likeness.

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After the bad press, documents obtained by VOSD suggest renovations were rushed and mismanaged.

The 2020 election was a fair and secure success in the face of a catastrophically mismanaged pandemic and a storm of disinformation.

Because, in fact, she did somewhat mismanage things last time, so one of the crucial “Can she govern?”

They are so simple in construction, that servants cannot mismanage them.

Yet Themistokles, rather than allow an ignorant commander to mismanage the war against Persia, bribed him to lay down his office.

She would marry Frank Randall; and between them they would mismanage, and ultimately ruin, the farm.

I can't conceive how he contrived to mismanage his affairs.'

And yet how sadly we mismanage men, and misuse opportunities.

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On this page you'll find 36 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to mismanage, such as: botch, mishandle, blunder, confound, fail, and fumble.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.