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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [fee-zuh ns]
    • /ˈfi zəns/
    • /fˈiːzəns/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fee-zuh ns]
    • /ˈfi zəns/

Definitions of feasance word

  • noun feasance the doing or performing of an act, as of a condition or duty. 1
  • noun feasance (legal) the performing of an act, especially out of one's duty. 1
  • noun feasance the execution of an action, condition or obligation 0
  • noun feasance the performance of an act, condition, obligation, etc. 0
  • noun feasance (law) the performing of an act, especially out of one's duty. 0

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Origin of feasance

First appearance:

before 1530
One of the 29% oldest English words
1530-40; < Anglo-French fesa(u)nce, Old French faisance, equivalent to fais- (variant stem of faire ≪ Latin facere to do) + -ance -ance

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Parts of speech for Feasance


feasance popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 55% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 72% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

feasance usage trend in Literature

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Antonyms for feasance

noun feasance

  • misfeasance — a wrong, actual or alleged, arising from or consisting of affirmative action.

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